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Walter Frederick (Freddie) Potter

December 11, 1952 ~ November 29, 2017 (age 64)

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     Walter Frederick Potter was born on December 11, 1952 in Easton, MD,  to the late Margaret Elizabeth Cooper Potter and Holton Howard Potter.  He was called home to eternal rest on November 29, 2017 at University of Maryland Medical Center in   Baltimore at the age of 64.

     Walter, affectionately known as Freddie to his family and friends, was raised in Easton, MD with his 8 siblings.  He graduated from Easton High School in June of 1971 and enlisted in the US Navy until his honorable discharge in 1981. While  growing up, Freddie loved to go hunting with his Dad’s 16 or 22 gauge shotguns.  He also loved reading black novels and writing poems, but his favorite was hanging out with friends and family.  Freddie was a proud member of the Samuel Hemsley Elks Lodge in Easton.

     Freddie worked at D&B Industry for 41 years until his health began to fail in   September of 2017.

     He was blessed with a son, Antoine whom he adored.  He was also blessed with loving parents, brothers, and sisters.

     Freddie leaves to mourn his son, Antoine (Natasha) Potter; two grandchildren: Tahj and Abrielle;  beloved siblings: Larry “Pease” Potter, Sherry Potter, Sheron  Potter, and Ella Potter, all of Easton; six nieces:  Dawn, Tonette (Deon), Tammy, Chardaee, Falon, and Jyra;  a nephew, Larry Jr. (Alicia); his aunts: Marjorie Roberts of Trappe, MD,  Mary Ross (godmother) of Easton, MD and Hattie Newbill of Easton, MD;  uncles: Randolph (Janet) of Salisbury, MD and Clarence of Cleveland, OH; a goddaughter Shayla Green; a special friend, Belinda Nelson and a host of great nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.  Freddie was a remarkable and respected man who is and will always be deeply loved, appreciated and dearly missed by all

     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Holton, Ernest, Ronnie, and Lonnie, a godson, Dequan Wilson and several aunts and uncles.

 


 Service Information

Viewing
Friday
December 8, 2017

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Scott's United Methodist Church
Main St
Trappe, Maryland 21673

Funeral Service
Friday
December 8, 2017

1:00 PM
Scott's United Methodist Church
Main St
Trappe, Maryland 21673

Interment following funeral service
Friday
December 8, 2017

Paradise Cemetery
Barbara Road
Trappe, MD 21673


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