Nathan "Nate" Potts, passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018. He was surrounded by his loving family. Nathan was born in 1935 in Cleveland.
Nathan grew up in Cleveland and moved to New London in 1945. He worked on the family farm and later served in the United States Army. Upon his discharge, he entered the construction business. He later owned and operated Nate's Earthmoving business for many years. He retired from the Lorain County Highway department and the "County boys". Nathan and Sally spent many years on their boat at Catawba Island and their Condo in Fort Myers Florida. Nathan enjoyed sports, the great outdoors and spending time with his family.
Surviving children are Jill (Mike) Marsh of New London, Brad (Margo) Potts of Medina, Judy Carrocci of New London and Bender (Penny) Potts of Rochester; nine grandchildren, Derrick and Josh Marsh, Melissa Wilson, Benjamin and Mallory Potts, John and Alecia Carrocci, Holly Barker; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Joycee and Delores and sisters-in-laws, Connie Midolo and Wilma Frate; he is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Nathan was preceded in death by his loving wife, Sally "Sara Grace". They were married for 62 years; he was also preceded in death by his parents, Bender and Velma; in-laws, William and Daisy; son-in-law, Jay Carrocci and grandson, Jason Potts.
A visitation will be held from 1 P.M. until the 3 P.M. Saturday, January 6, 2018. The memorial service will immediately follow. Visitation and services will be held at Eastman Funeral Home, in New London, with Pastor Timothy McCollum officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870, or New London Athletic Booster Club, 29 South Main, New London.
Online condolences to his family may be expressed at www.eastmanfuneralhome.com