Potter, Harry Edward
Birth: Sunday, May 21, 1933 in New Castle, Pennsylvania
Residence: Valley Lee, Maryland
Death: Friday, June 25, 2010 at the age of 77
Laid to Rest: Friday, July 02, 2010 in the Ebenezer Cemetery, Great Mills, Maryland
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Harry Edward Potter, 77 of Valley Lee, MD died June 25, 2010 at his home. Born May 21, 1933 in New Castle, PA, he was the son of the late Cecil and Blanche Potter.
Harry moved to the area in 1972 as a Food Service Manager at St. Mary's College. After leaving the college, he operated the Ceramic Shoppe in Callaway where he enjoyed meeting people and making many, many friends. He was a member of the Lexington Park Methodist Church where he spent countless hours as a member of the choir and helping out with any special events.
Recently, he enjoyed volunteering at the St. Mary's Hospital Gift Shop where he spent most of his time "conversing" while Barbara handled the gift shop duties. Harry enjoyed playing cards with his friends, watching football and golf with family and in general being in the company of others. He loved family and friends and knew no strangers.
Harry is survived by his wife Barbara, who he married on March 3, 1956, son DuWayne, (Terri) Potter, of Leonardtown, MD, daughter, Wendy (Keith) Leimbach of El Reno, OK, and sister, Donna (Duane) McFarland of New Castle, PA. Harry also leaves behind 7 grandchildren, David, Steven, Rebecca and Rachel Potter of Leonardtown, MD, Kerri, Katy and Karin Leimbach of El Reno, OK.
In addition to his parents, was preceded in death by a brother, Gerald and a son, Dwight Potter.
Family will receive for Harry's Life Celebration on Thursday, July 1, 2010 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Lexington Park United Methodist Church, where a Funeral Service will be conducted on Friday, July 2, 2010 at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions may be made to the Second District Vol. Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1, Valley Lee, MD 20692 and/or St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary, P.O. Box 527, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements provided by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.