Ronald E. Potter, 77, went home with the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. Ronald was born Oct. 18, 1936, to Everette and Sarah (Stanley) Potter in Payne Gap, Ky. After graduating high school, in 1955 and moving to Indianapolis, he began working for RCA. He was the first to go through the electrician’s apprenticeship they developed. He was employed there for 18 years. In 1972, he was employed at International Harvester where he worked for 23 ½ years. He served in the Army from 1960-1963. December 26, 1966, he married Doris E. Bentley and to this union were born three children, Beverley, Patricia and Christopher.
Ronald was raised to Master Mason at the Englewood Lodge in 1968 and transferred his membership to the Eden Lodge in Dec. 1999. Since Oct. of 1981, he has been a member of Eden Chapter Order of Eastern Star. Ronald was a member of the Mt. Carmel Free Will Baptist Church from 1969, where he was a Sunday school teacher, song leader, trustee and treasurer until March 2011. He has attended Brown’s Chapel since April 2011.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Maryann Young and Jeannette Potter.
He is survived by his wife, of 46 years, Doris; children, Beverley Erwin, Patricia Sexton and Christopher (Sara) Potter; brother, Bert (Regina) Potter; four grandchildren and one expected grandchild and one great- grandchild.
Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at Brown’s Chapel, 994 N 600 E, Greenfield, IN. 46140. There will be a Masonic and Eastern Star service at gravesite. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Brown’s Chapel with Pastor Steve Bradley officiating. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery, Greenfield.
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