Jon Russell Potts, 43

Jon Russell Potts, 43, of Winchester, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, April 9, in Benton, Kentucky of natural causes.

He was born on May 21, 1977, in Gastonia, North Carolina, the son of Terry and Julie Pressley Potts.

He was a member and deacon of Central Baptist Church where he loved working with the youth group. He was a teacher of art at Estill County High School. He loved his family, his job, playing board games, and woodworking.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Potts of Winchester; his parents, Terry and Julie Potts of North Carolina; his paternal grandmother, Eloise Potts of North Carolina; two sons, Eric Mack and Ben Brian Potts both of Winchester; a daughter, Ella Marie Potts of Winchester; three brothers, James, Lee and Jordan Potts all of Gastonia, North Carolina.

Visitation will be on Saturday, April 17 from 10 a.m. until memorial service time at noon at the Central Baptist Church, 101 West Lexington Avenue, Winchester, Kentucky, with Michael Houchens officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the Central Baptist Church of Winchester Youth Group or to Nightlight Christian Adoptions.