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Ronald L. Potter

d. March 12, 2018

Ronald L. Potter 81, died Monday, March 12, 2018 at Life Care of Wichita.  He was born June 23, 1936 in Wichita, Kansas to Floyd Jewell and Ruth Agnes (Marion) Potter.  On August 24, 1979 he married Rose Marie Black at Wichita, Kansas and she survived of the home.


Ronald served his country in the United States Navy and was retired from Beechcraft in Wichita.  He had a love of motorcycles and enjoyed road trips on his bike with friends.  He served his fellow veterans for many years as a member of the legion riders and the patriot guard.  Along with his fellow riders they honored veterans at their funerals all over the area.  Through the years Ronald kept the memorial folders of those soldiers and sailors he had the honor to salute.  He was a loving husband, father and caring friend and will be missed by many


He was a member of the American Legion Wayne G. Austin post #2 in Newton.


Ronald is survived by his wife Rose Marie of the home; son Mike Potter of Santa Maria, CA; daughters: Kim Taylor of Capitola, CA and Kelly Potter Penniman of Santa Cruz, CA. He is also survived by several grandchildren and great grandchildren.


He is preceded in death by his parents.


Graveside committal service will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 16, 2018 at Kechi Cemetery in Kechi, Kansas.  The casket will be open 15 minutes prior to the service at the cemetery.  Chaplain Peter Hartman will officiate the service.


Memorials are suggested to American Legion Riders or Harry Hynes Hospice in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

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