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Horace Poteat, Jr.

Obituary for Horace Poteat, Jr.

December 23, 1933 - June 25, 2019
Inman, South Carolina | Age 85


Horace Poteat, Jr.
Inman, SC

Horace Poteat, Jr., 85, of 671 Miller Farm Road, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at his residence. Horace was born in Spartanburg County, South Carolina on December 23, 1933, a son of the late Horace Poteat, Sr., and Dora Higgins Poteat. He was the husband of Elsie Mae McDowell Poteat. Mr. Poteat was a retired farmer and of the Baptist faith.
Horace is survived by two daughters, Carolyn Dill and her husband, Steve, of Spartanburg, South Carolina; Betty Phillips and her husband, David, of Hilton Head, South Carolina; five sons Cecil Poteat and his wife, Sherry of Inman, South Carolina; Gene Poteat and his wife, Lorraine of Wilmington, North Carolina; Steve Poteat and his wife, Cindy of Inman, South Carolina; David Poteat, of Inman, South Carolina and Scott Poteat of Boiling Springs, South Carolina. He is also survived by ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Poteat was predeceased by his first cousin, Vernon Byrd, who was raised with him in the same home.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM until 2:45 PM on Friday, June 28, 2019, at Seawright Funeral Home in Inman, South Carolina. Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 PM on Friday, June 28, 2019, at Seawright Funeral Chapel, conducted by, Rev. Ron Jackson. Burial will follow at Lake Bowen Baptist Church Cemetery.

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