Sammy Randolph Potter, 71

Sammy Randolph Potter, 71 of Connelly Springs, NC formerly of Elkhorn City, KY passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 at his residence. Sammy was a US Army Veteran, a mason and retired maintenance mechanic. Sammy was born January 14, 1949 at Praise, KY to the late Robert R. Potter & Beulah Potter Potter. In addition to his parents, Sammy was preceded in death by one brother, John Paul Potter. Sammy is survived by his wife, Shawn Stidham Potter of Connelly Springs, NC; daughter, Shawna Potter of Pound, VA; step-daughter, Chasity McGaughty of Kimper, KY; and grandchild, Marshall Hensley. He is also survived by six brothers, Roger Potter & Teddy Potter both of Pontiac, MI, Eddie Potter of Morganfield, KY, Tommy Potter of Morristown, FL, Ricky Potter of Gate City, VA and Marty Potter of Feds Creek, KY and one sister, Janice Sue Brown of Holly, MI. Visitation will be from 6-10PM Thursday, January 14, 2021 at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, January 15, 2021 at 11AM from the chapel with Edgar Sanders & Stephen Sanders officiating. Burial will follow at the Roy Potter Cemetery, Ashcamp, KY. Military rites will be conducted by the Elkhorn City DAV Chapter #140.


  1. Carol Potter Ratliff says

    So sorry to hear of this loss. Sammy will be fondly remembered by all who knew him. My prayers and sympathy to the family.

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