Gary Wayne Potter
He is survived by his wife, Thersia Potter; one daughter Alexus Potter of the home; one son, Ervin Potter of Meat Camp; two step sons, Chris Harmon of Boone and Jason Harmon of Winston-Salem; a grandson, Logan Harmon of Fayetteville; his mother, Zelma Shores Potter; two sisters, Mary Keplar and husband, Randy, and Betty Hodges and husband, R. D., all of Boone; two brothers, Jerry Potter and wife, Treva, of Holden Beach, NC and Harold Potter and wife, Beth, of Mountain City; and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his special grandmother, Myrtle Shores, (Granny Myrt); and grandparents, Richard Shores, Ted and Ann Potter.
Funeral services for Mr. Gary Wayne "Whitey" Potter will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Potter Main Cemetery. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service at the funeral home from noon until 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alexus Potter Education Fund. Online condolences may be sent to Potter family at http://www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Potter family.