William Eugene Potter, 96, of Paragould, Arkansas passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016 at his residence. He was a craftsman and of the Baptist faith. Bill was a Mason his entire life. He enjoyed fishing and woodworking. Bill served in the United States Army as a Staff Sergeant Combat Engineer during World War II. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his service.
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He was the son of the late Willard and Leona Potter. Bill was also preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Evelyn Rose Potter; his brother Bob Potter and his sister, Helen Steele.
Survivors include his daughters, Billie Redmon, Wright City, Missouri and Georgie Redmon, Paragould, Arkansas; brother, Charles (Jinny) Potter, Oklahoma City; nine grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Lanman Funeral Home, Inc. in Cherokee. A graveside funeral service will follow at 11:30 a.m. Pleasant View Cemetery north of Jet. Memorials may be given to the World War II Museum in New Orleans through the funeral home.
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