Saturday, July 30, 2016

Donnie Joe Poteet (July 20, 2016)

Donnie Joe Poteet, age 64 of Arcanum, Ohio passed away at 9:04 PM Wednesday July 20, 2016 at his residence. He was born November 13, 1951 in Monterey, TN and the son of the late Joe Bob and Motie Mae (Maddle) Poteet.

Donnie was retired as an Insulator from the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local 50.

He was very committed to his hobbies and memberships including golf, woodworking, tractors and most of all his family. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Greenville, Beechwood Golf Course and his union.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father and mother in law Alfred Stephen and Mary Alice (Wadyziak) Kramer; brother Kenneth Poteet; twin sisters Pam Harbaugh and Patricia Poteet; nephews Michael Waters and Chad Black and niece Christina Campbell.

Donnie is survived by his wife Karen Anne (Kramer) Poteet of Arcanum. They were married August 7, 1971. Son, Daniel Joseph (Kirsten Elaine) Poteet of Greenville; daughter, Christina Anne (Marcus) Glover of Clayton, OH; dog, Max; grandchildren, Bethanie Dawn (Logan) Hatcher, Gwyneth Aubrey Poteet, Nigel Joseph Glover and Lauren Cirah Glover; great granddaughter, Violet Elaine Anne Hatcher; siblings, Jackie Conaster of Phoenix, AZ, Bobbie (Robert) Ripple of Arcanum, Joseph Michael (Teresa) Poteet of St. Petersburg, FL and Tina Marie (Jack Waters) Poteet of Clayton; In laws, Marcia Meyer of Greenville, Roger Kramer of Greenville and Terri Anne (Bill) Tucker of Leesburg, FL.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Dr. Jilani for her continued support and care.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 10:30 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 233 West 3rd St., Greenville, Ohio, with Rev. Fr. John R. White, celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Sunday, July 24, 2016 from 2-6 PM and Monday 9-10 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Breathe of Life Foundation. Condolences for the family may be sent to