Eunice Leo Potete of Savannah, TN was born August 7, 1932 in Waynesboro, TN, the son of the late James Burton and Laura Belle Duncan Potete. He was united in marriage to the former Dorothy Sue Nell Staggs on October 25, 1955. Mr. Potete retired after working in auto collision repair for many years. He served his country in the United States Army from 1952 to 1957 and departed this life on Friday, May 6, 2022 at the Adamsville Health and Rehabilitation in Adamsville, Tennessee at the age of 89 Years, 8 Months and 29 Days.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Sue Staggs Potete of Savannah, TN; two sons, Ricky L. Potete and wife, Judith of Adamsville, TN and David K. Potete and wife, Pamela of Chicago, IL; 7 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brother, Colin Potete and wife, Sylvia Mae, and a sister, Mary Lois Morgan all of Waynesboro, TN. In addition to his parents, Mr. Potete was preceded in death by brothers, James Earnest Potete and Charles Ralph Potete, and sister, Bernice Virginia Potete.
A graveside service with military rites was held on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 2:00 pm at McGlamery Cemetery, Collinwood, Tennessee with David Potete officiating.