|Birth: ||Feb. 28, 1927|
|Death: ||Oct. 2, 2004|
Joe Russell Potter, 77, of Lorain, Ohio, formerly of Scott County, passed away October 2, 2004.
Born in Scott County, February 28, 1927, he was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Clay and Minnie Jeffers Potter; seven brothers, two sisters, and one son-in-law, Larry York.
He joined the service when he was 16, and was a resident of Ohio for the past 39 years. He was a member of North Lake Missionary Baptist Church for 35 years, where he served as church greeter for many years. He worked for the Lorain Ford Assembly Plant, retiring in 1981; and served his country during World War II in the United States Navy in the Pacific Theater and in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and was a gifted musician on the guitar and banjo, playing for many years with the Boys in the Basement Band.
He is survived by his wife, Golda Todd Potter; two daughters: Angie York of Robbins, and Pam Cooper and husband, Dale, of Vermilion, Ohio; two grandsons, three great-grandchildren, two grand-daughters-in-law, two sisters: Betty Chambers of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Ann Hughes of Ft. Pierce, Fla.; several nieces and nephews, and many other relatives.
Burial, with military honors, at Black Creek Crossroads Cemetery in Robbins.
Henry Cleveland Potter (1885 - 1946)
Minnie Leona Jeffers Potter (1890 - 1958)
Black Creek Cross Roads Cemetery
Created by: In Loving Memory
Record added: Oct 10, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9576639