James “Jim” Arthur Potts, 89, of Carrollton, TX passed away on August 14, 2021, at the Carrollton Regional Medical Center. Graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at the New Hope Cemetery in Mountain Springs with Bro. Mark Dallalio officiating.
James was born on July 6, 1932, in Durant, Oklahoma to Arthur and Loraine Glascow Potts. He married Wylene McCollum on July 11, 1952, in Denton, TX. James was a retired Captain Fireman for the Farmers Branch fire department. He loved his church family and was a faithful member of Northside Baptist Church for over 67 years. James loved to play card games, dominos, spades and 42 with all his friends and family.
He is survived by son Jim Potts Jr. and his wife Tina of Farmers Branch, son Wayne Potts of Valley View; brother Roy and wife Mary Potts; sisters Sara Williams and husband Johnny; Judy Finch and husband Ray. James is also survived by 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Jim is preceded in death by his wife of 67 years Wylene Potts in August of 2018; his parents Arthur and Loraine Potts.