William Martin “Bill” Potter, 77, of Lexington died Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital.

Born Nov. 22, 1941, in Augusta County, he was a son of the late Theodore Martin Potter and Mary Kathryn Potter.

Bill attended Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church faithfully, and had graduated from Brownsburg High School in 1960. He loved to play sports, a few of his favorites being bowling, golf, tennis, softball and racing. He used his kind heart to mentor to the local youth.

He is survived by his wife, Diane Potter; children, Deborah Knick (Jerry), Randy Potter and Jill Beaudry (Will); grandchildren Megan, Emily, Nina, Alicia, Dallas, Jaden, Daniel, Sophia and Axel; and sister, Mary Bryant.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Patrick Lanaghan officiating. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to The National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016, or Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church, 73 Sam Houston Way, Lexington, VA 24450.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory. N-G

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