Walter G. "Walt / Bud" Potts
Residence: Monticello (Carroll County), Indiana
Died: Monday, May 02, 2022
Location: 2:23 p.m., at the Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital of Lafayette, Indiana, with his son, Steven, and daughter, Cindy, at his side
 
 
Age: 89
Date of Birth: Tuesday, August 16, 1932
Birth place: Mulberry, Indiana
 
 
Father: Clarles F. Potts  
Mother: Eva ( Denton ) Potts  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Walt had lived in the Monticello, Indiana, area all his life.
Funeral Date: Saturday, May 07, 2022
Funeral Location: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 7, 2022, Celebration of Life Service at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Clergy: Pastor Ken Smith
Burial will take place: At the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in rural Reynolds, Indiana.
Visitation will be: 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, May 6, 2022, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Walter had lived in the Monticello, Indiana, area all his life and attended school at Adams Township of rural Carroll County, Indiana. He attended the Hickory Grove Church of rural Delphi, Indiana. Walter had worked at the old RCA Factory of Monticello, Indiana, for thirty – two years. He then went on to work at Jordan Manufacturing of Monticello, Indiana, for twelve years. Walter loved and enjoyed woodworking and did that since he was teenager. He enjoyed collecting salt and pepper shakers and was a member of the Michigan Shakers. Walter loved wildlife and watching all kinds of nature shows. He especially loved his dog, Pup!!!
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to Family. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home or can be mailed to the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960
Marriage Information: He was first married to Grace; she is decease. Then on January 24, 1970, in White County, Indiana, he married Clara J. (Griesey) Altman; she passed away on Monday, May 18, 2015.
Survivors include:
Son,
Steven (wife Angela) Altman of Monticello, Indiana;

Daughter,
Cindy (husband Tim) Hall of Monticello, Indiana;

Six (6) Step - Children,
Leo “Pete” Altman of Monticello, Indiana
Susan (husband Frank) Arthur of Monticello,
Judy (husband Pat) Peters of Idaville,
Mike L. Altman of Monticello, Indiana,
Deborah (husband Ervon) Arthur of Monticello, and
Edward J. “Joe” (companion Carla McBee) Altman of Idaville;

Children from his first marriage,
Sally Idle of Monroe, Washington,
Joan (husband Donnie) Craig of Tennessee,
George (wife Kim) Tam of Monticello, Indiana, and
Ron (wife Debbie) Tam of Idaville, Indiana;

Several Grandchildren; Several Great Grandchildren; and Great Great Grandchildren;

One (1) Sister,
Doris Rogers of Remington;

One (1) Sister-in-law, Patricia “Pat” Potts of Delphi, Indiana;

Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Great Great Nieces, Great Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends;

And of course last but not least his dog,
Pup.

Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Charles F. and Eva (Denton) Potts;

Wife, Clara J. Potts;

Daughter, Bonnie L. Lohse;

Three (3) Sisters;
Ruth (husband Hadley) Martin,
Mary (husband Kenneth) Lossing, and
Ruby (husband Jack) Tam;

Two (2) Brothers,
Wayne D. Potts, and
Donald C. “Don” (wife Clara Belle) Potts, Sr.

Arrangements by:
Miller-Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 (574) 583-8488.