Larry (Larry) W. Potts (R-SH081)
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North Carolina House of Representatives
Room 307-B1 Legislative Office Building 300 North Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27603-5925

District Office:
373 Waitman Road
Lexington, NC 27295
Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Carolyn   DOB: 9/14/1948
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSubcommittee on Health and Human Services
ChairmanHouse Committee on Health
MemberHouse Committee on Judiciary 1
MemberHouse Committee on Homeland Security, Military, and Veteran's Affairs
Co-ChairJoint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services
MemberHouse Committee on Insurance
MemberHouse Committee on Education - K-12
Vice ChairHouse Committee on Appropriations
MemberJoint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations
Counties Representing


Larry Potts was born on September 14, 1948, in Davidson County. He and his wife, Carolyn, reside in the Reeds community. They are members of Psalm 91 Church in Tyro. They have three children, Andrew, Matthew and Charity, and one grand-daughter. Larry Potts enjoys horseback riding and mission work. He attended Davidson County Community College and Spokane Community College and served in the United States Air Force for four years. He is the president and owner of Southland Construction Company in Reeds and is president of Davidson Investment Group. Larry Potts is a member of the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Disabled American Veterans, the Vietnam Security Police Association, Gideons International, and the Davidson County Home Builders Association. Larry Potts is a member of the Davidson County Economic Development Commission and serves on the Executive Board of Directors for Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center- Lexington Medical Center. He previously served on the Business Development Board of New Bridge Bank, as Vice-President of the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation and as a member of the Davidson County Board of Adjustment. Chairman Potts also served on the Davidson County Board of Social Services for 19 consecutive years. In May, 2013, he was appointed by Governor Pat McCrory to serve a four year term as Chairman of the North Carolina Board of Social Services.