Obituary – Willis W. Potts
East Liverpool Tribune
Willis W. Potts,
Son of W. S. Potts, of the Lisbon Patriot, and aged 18 years, died on Sunday morning at Gambier, O., where he was attending Kenyon college. Death was due to peritonitis, said to have developed from injuries received in a foot ball game. He was taken ill last Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Potts and daughter were summoned to his bedside.
Deceased was a member of the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity and was exceedingly popular at school. Services were held at noon Sunday at the college chapel A body guard of the academy cades accompanied the body to Lisbon, where the funeral took place Wednesday. To Bro. Potts and wife we extend our sincerest sympathy in their great bereavement.
(Note – died on January 25, 1900)