James Harry Potter

October 26, 2013

James Harry Potter 84, of Frankfort, IN, died at 5 a.m. October 26, 2013 at Clinton House Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born August 28, 1929 in Clay Center, KS to the late Dr. William & Enid (Smith) Potter. He married Mary Lou Johnson on March 19, 1954 and she preceded him in death on September 19, 2003. Mr. Potter was a 1947 graduate of Clay Center High School. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he served from December 1, 1948 until May 28, 1950. Mr. Potter owned and operated Potters campground in Cicero, Indiana for many years. After he retired, he moved to Texas in the Rio Grand Valley and became part time stock broker in his spare time.

Visitation and Services

No visitation or services are planned.

Survived by:

A son, James Todd Potter of Michigantown and two granddaughters, Megan & Vanessa Potter.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents and wife, he is preceded in death by a daughter, Penny Martin.


3 Condolences for “James Harry Potter”

  1. JT Potter October 28, 2013 at 11:45 pm

    Dad, I Thank You so much for the character and integrity that you taught me, and instilled upon me. Many times and many places we have been together, this I hope is the best for you now, a better place a better time.
    And as always corn was knee high high by July. Love you Dad

  2. Chris Clark October 29, 2013 at 12:58 am

    I’m so sad that I’ll never hear that jolly chuckle of yours again. You kept it through the pain up until the end. God didn’t give that gift to all of us, I think He kept it for special people, like you. Knowing you, I bet the moment you entered Heaven, you yelled out a big “OH BOY!” I’m happy you are free of all the things that were challenging you in this life. I may not have known you for long but we were good buddies and we shared a lot of things. You watch for me, I’ll be joining you someday. You will always be missed and loved.

  3. Megan and Vanessa Potter November 2, 2013 at 8:37 pm

    Grandpa, Vanessa and I both enjoyed spending the last six months with you here in Indiana. Even though you hated the cold weather Vanessa and I loved that you were only an hour drive away. We enjoyed coming to see you to catch up on old times and to bring you your favorite Mexican dinners and frosty milkshakes. We are two lucky grandchildren to have such a special grandpa that you are! You are greatly missed and we love you! LOVE, Megan and Vanessa

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