Obituary for Raymond Kie Potter
Raymond Kie Potter of West Liberty, KY, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017, at the UK Medical Center, Lexington, KY, at the age of 78 years, 2 months, and 17 days. He was born Thursday, March 23, 1939 in West Liberty, KY, son of the late Marvin Calvin & Cassie Romans Potter.
Raymond was united in marriage to Bernice Johnson, this union was blessed with three children, Debra, Jerry, and Ranea. He was a former heavy equipment operator on road construction. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin & Cassie Potter; two brothers, Marvin Potter, Jr. and Jackie Potter; four sisters, Reva Swagger, Ella Mae Graham, Katherine Meeks, and Rebecca Phyllis Potter; and one brother-in-law, Jim Graham.
He is survived by his loving wife, Bernice Potter; three children, Debra & Tim Hembree, Jerry & Lynn Potter, and Ranea Potter and Steven all of West Liberty, KY; six grandchildren, Timothy D. Hembree & Melissa, Tabitha & David Wagoner, Justin Hembree & Whitney, Kye Potter, Garrett Potter, and Dalton Williams; one step grandson, Kevin Gullett ; two great grandchildren, Jaxon Shane Hembree & Noil Wagoner; one step great granddaughter, Hannah Fuler; one sister, Margaret & Jay Hasbrook; & three brothers, Jay & Linda Potter, Ray & Ruth Potter, and Larry & Wanda Potter; a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins; and his special friend, Lee “Bear” Brooks.
Funeral service 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Potter Funeral Home, with Bro. Rick Pelfrey officiating. Burial to follow in the Romans Cemetery, War Creek, West Liberty, KY. Visitation 6:00 p.m., Monday, June 12, 2017.
Pallbearers: Timothy D. Hembree, Justin Hembree, Kye Potter, Steven King, Gene Whitaker, and Cletis Potter.
Honorary Pallbearers: Dalton Williams, Garrett Potter, Lee “Bear” Brooks, David Potter, and Todd Potter.