Lloyd “Jeff” Potts Jr.

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Mr. Lloyd “Jeff” Potts Jr., 67, of Chincoteague Island, passed away on  Feb. 17, 2023, at his residence.

He was born in Salisbury, Md., on July 27, 1955, to Lloyd Potts and Faye (Reed) McNure.

He spent his early life working on clam boats before becoming a real estate agent.  He worked for several agencies, the most recent being Coldwell Banker on Chincoteague Island.  He loved and was very proud to be a Chincoteaguer.

He was a member of Chincoteague Church of God and the Anglers Sunday school class at Union Baptist Church in Chincoteague Island.

Lloyd is survived by his son, Jonathan Lloyd Potts, and his wife, Crystal, of Greenbackville; two grandchildren, Brandon and Cassidy, of Greenbackville; mother, Faye Reed McNure, and her husband, Moses, of Chincoteague Island; two siblings, Myra MacPherson and her husband, Keith, of Royal Oak, Md., and Moe McNure and his wife, Elaine, of New Church; cat and loyal friend and companion, Benson; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd Potts Sr., brother, Joseph Sorrells, Jr., and special aunt and uncle George and Ruby Hall.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023, at 2 p.m., with a viewing an hour prior at the Union Baptist Church, Chincoteague Island, with Billy Jo Tarr officiating.

Burial will take place in the Greenwood Cemetery on Chincoteague Island.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Union Baptist Church Anglers Sunday School Class, 6365 Church St., Chincoteague, VA 23336.  Services were entrusted to Salyer Funeral Home, Inc. on Chincoteague Island. Condolences may be made online at www.salyerfh.com

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