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Donald Michael Poteat

July 23, 1949 ~ May 15, 2020 (age 70)


Mr. Donald Michael Poteat, 70, of Mocksville, died Friday, May 15, 2020, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

He was born July 23, 1949, in Spartanburg, SC to the late Donald Poteat and Eunice Pruitt Whittaker.  Michael had been very active in various theater arts in the area.  He enjoyed trivia, playing BINGO, and trips to Cherokee.  Michael loved his family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother who raised him, Grace “Granny” Poteat; his maternal grandmother, Dora Elizabeth Pruitt; and special friend, T. Ronald Dixon.

Survivors include his siblings, Paula Baldwin McLeod, William Avery Baldwin, and Chuck Whittaker; special friends, Janice Hess (David), Wayne Dixon (Betty) and Marjetta Shores (Tony); and numerous nieces and nephews. 

A private graveside service will be conducted at Harmony Grove Cemetery in Yadkinville. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be considered for New Horizons Home Care, Inc., 648 Carolina Avenue, Yadkinville, NC 27055, Memo: Day Center.

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