Mr. Lafayette Poteat

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Blackwell, Reginald
  Bradsher, Curtis
Cates, Anita C
Daye, Sylvia M
Fuller, Annie
Henderson, Rhonda
Lawson, Nathaniel
Marshall, Ernest
Russell, Anthony C
Wade, Laura
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Mr. Lafayette Poteat, age 62, entered eternal rest on Friday, August 11, 2023 at UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He was a native of Person County but resided in Mebane, North Carolina. Lafayette was a member of Person Senior High School, “Class of 1979”.  

He was preceded in death by his parents Bennie Lee Poteat and Katie Lou Harris Poteat; and his grandson Christian Lee Poteat.

Mr. Lafayette Poteat leaves to cherish precious memories his wife Angela Kenion Poteat of the home; daughter Tiffany Frausto (husband Ivan Rodriguez) of Graham, North Carolina; son Tre’ Poole (wife Laney) of Mebane, North Carolina; grandchildren Shanelle Green of Graham, North Carolina and Dorian Smith of Mebane, North Carolina; brother Junious Poteat of Roxboro, North Carolina; sisters-in-law Amanda Kenion of Raleigh, North Carolina and Sharon “Runky” Kenion of Hillsborough, North Carolina; his Masonic Lodge Brothers of Lodge Ammi #15 of Chapel Hill, North Carolina; healthcare team members of the Medical Intensive Care Unit of UNC Medical Center at Chapel Hill; co-workers of Chapel Hill Transit; co-workers of Harris Teeter in Greensboro, North Carolina; and his entire family who continuously showered him with their love, prayers and support.

Public Viewing

Monday, August 14, 2023
1:00 PM until 6:00 PM
(The Family will be present from 1 PM until 2 PM.)
Hester, Whitted and Daye Funeral Service
603 South Main Street
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573
Phone: (336) 599-0104

Funeral Service

Tuesday, August 15, 2023
1:00 PM
Union Grove Baptist Church
3081 Union Grove Church Road
Hurdle Mills, North Carolina 27541
Phone: (336) 364 - 2403
Reverend Rufus L. Johnson, Sr., 
Senior Pastor and Eulogist


Union Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Hurdle Mills, North Carolina

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The Family of the late
Mr. Lafayette Poteat
would like to thank everyone for the many acts of kindness that they received surrounding the loss of their loved one.