SOUTH EDMESTON — Harold G. Potter, 79, of South Edmeston, died March 28, 2006, at the New York State Veterans Home of Oxford.
Harold was born April 23, 1926, in Columbus, the son of William and Mary (Goodspeed) Potter. He was married to Frances Kellogg. She predeceased him in 1996.
He spent his childhood in the town of Columbus area and attended local schools.
Harold is survived by one daughter, Patricia and Ken Decker of Chenango Forks; two sons, Richard and Darlene Kellogg of New Berlin and Robert and Helen Kellogg of Orchard Park; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Lucille and John Speir of Villarica, Ga. He is also survived by one sister-in-law, Velma Potter of New Berlin; one brother, Lyle Potter of Norwich; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by Ron and Betty Potter, Ren Potter, Wilma Potter and Ken and Vivian Potter.
Harold was employed by Borden’s of Norwich, prior to entering the United States Army. He later worked on his father’s farm, the South New Berlin Creamery, Kraft Foods of South Edmeston, and was a caretaker for mentally handicapped adults.
He served in the United States Army during World War II, from 1944-1946.
Calling hours will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2006, at the Dakin Funeral Home LP, New Berlin.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2006, at the Dakin Funeral Home LP, New Berlin, with Pastor Jeff McLallen of the South Edmeston Community Church officiating.
Interment will be in the Scribners Cemetery, New Berlin.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.
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