Linwood Thomas Poteat



Reidsville, NC

Linwood Thomas Poteat, 94, of Reidsville, NC went to be with the Lord on Tuesday April 25, 2017 at Annie Penn Hospital. He loved his family, friends, and church family and his 1939 Buick. He will be greatly missed.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Thursday April 27, 2017 at Lawsonville Road Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery with military rites.
A native of Caswell County, he was a son of the late John and Alice Hall Poteat and had lived in Reidsville most of his life. He was a retired employee of Knight Constructiuon Co. and was a member of Lawsonville Road Baptist Church. A US Army veteran of WWII, he was a member of Midway-Monroeton VFW Post #8297. Linwood was preceded in death by his wife Virginia Dix Poteat, and two sisters: Mabel P. Farrow and Mary Elizabeth “Toby” Poteat.
Survivors include a daughter: Jo Ann P. Watkins and husband Jimmy of Yanceyville, NC, sons: Ronald Poteat and wife Phylis of Collinsville, VA, and Mark Poteat and wife Kim of Asheville, NC, 9 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren.
The family will see friends following the service in the Family Life Center of Lawsonville Road Baptist Church and at other times will be at the residence.
Citty Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.
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