Clarence Potts Jr.
Clarence Spencer Potts Jr. was born on June 12th 1943 to Clarence S. Potts Sr. and Mildred M. Potts in Chester, Pa.
Clarence was educated in the Chester Public School system and graduated from Chester High School.
Clarence attended St Daniels Methodist Church while growing up. Clarence frequently attended Greater Works Deliverance Church with his daughter and grandsons.
Clarence married Ramona E. Potts and from this union came two children Teresa and Eric.
Clarence held several jobs throughout the years. The Rubber Plant, Bolt and Anchor, and Price Slaughter House to name a few. Clarence spent most of his years working at BP Oil Refinery in Marcus Hook, Pa. where he retired from. Clarence worked as a bus driver for the Chester Upland School District after retirement until 2016.
Clarence was known to by many different names. J.R., Junior, Clay, or simply just Potts. He was known to his grandkids as Pop Pop and their favorite names for him, Pappy and Pap Pap. Clarence and his daughter affectionately greeted each other as “Skinny People”, which was an inside joke between the two of them. Eric greeted his father with “Big Dog”. Clarence was well liked by everyone he met. Once you met him you fell in love with him. He was a kind, caring, and giving person. He didn’t know the meaning of the word no.
Clarence enjoyed hunting, fishing, listening to the oldies and going on his yearly trips to see his favorite team, the Eagles play. Clarence loved to just sit in his car down by the river and read his newspaper. Clarence loved to drive and was an expert at it. If you wanted to know how to get somewhere he knew the way and every route and shortcut to get you there.
Clarence was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Cookie and Gertrude, Brother Lewis, son Eric and nephew Clyde.
Clarence leaves to cherish his memory his wife Ramona E. Potts, daughter Teresa and longtime companion Diane Morris. Siblings, William Locke, James Locke, Arlene Potts Stanback, Diane Potts, Denise Potts and Gregory Potts. 11 Grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.