DJ Potts

dj potts

July 8, 1992 ~ December 23, 2023

Born in: Hillsboro, IL
Resided in: Sorento, IL

DJ Potts, 31, of Sorento, IL passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2023, at his home.

DJ was born July 8, 1992, in Hillsboro, IL, the son of Stanley E and Pam J. (Beam) Potts. He had lived in Sorento since the age of two.

He was quiet, reserved, and considered a homebody, who stayed mostly to himself, and loved to play games on the X-Box, was a great fan of the New Orleans Saints football team and the St. Louis Cardinal’s baseball team. He also enjoyed listening to a wide variety of music genres. He leaves behind many grieving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by stepmother, Lori Potts.

He is survived by his parents, Pam Potts of Mt. Vernon, IL, and Stanley Potts of Sorento, IL; siblings, Amber Severtson of Mt. Olive, IL, Jeremy Coolidge of Sorento, IL, Tanya Bauer of Sorento, IL, Michael Potts of Hillsboro, IL; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

A celebration of Life will be hosted by the family at a future date.

Memorial contributions may be given to the DJ Potts family, c/o Stanley Potts, 512 N. State St., Sorento, IL 62086.

The family has entrusted Perfetti- Assalley Funeral Home in Sorento with the ceremonies.

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in DJ Potts 's name.

The Family of DJ Potts

c/o Stanley Potts, 512 N. State St.,




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  1. Light a CandleMy heart goes out to you entire family and close friends, dj. I’ll forever remember the little boy who use to come across the street to play with my daughter. The fun times you both had as little kids with vivid imaginations. May God’s infinite peace love and comfort flood over your loved ones with the understanding that your struggles in this temporary home are over and you live on in peace and understandings we cannot comprehend on this earth. Sending love and prayers to all who love you.

  2. Light a CandleR.I.P fire it was fun playing with you on the xbox and having arguments like a mad couple.I also know I got on you’re nerves a lot and I’m sorry for that maybe one day we’ll see each other again and do what we always did.i always enjoyed listening yo you talk about you’re life and your jokes and to Dj family im sorry about your loss.when I knew him he was a good person and caring.

    And I’m sorry about the spelling

  3. I had a lot of fun playing Xbox with you and I’m going to miss that your a good friend I’m going to miss you homie till we meet aging fire

  4. Light a CandleHey DJ it’s your buddy O Anti-spy Fox69 I going miss you bro spread your wings fly high man I’ll see you on the other side you’ll be really missed and I wish I could have got to play more games with you but when I did we had a lot of fun love and miss you bro I’ll see you soon

  5. We had our differences, but you were a good friend, I’ll always remember our times together on Xbox with our crew. Wish we could have played more games together. Rest easy bro, we’ll see ya on the other side.

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