Belmont, NY - Lloyd V. Potter, 71, of 4545 State Route 19 S, died unexpectedly on Sunday, (April 20, 2014) shortly after arrival at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville. He was born on January 13, 1943 in Wellsville, the son of Virgil and Florence (Eichenberg) Potter. On May 6, 1967 in Belmont, he married Susan Jacobs who survives.
Lloyd graduated from Belmont Central School in 1961, Alfred State College in 1966 and Alfred University in 1974 with a B.S. in Business Administration. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving from 1961 to 1964. He was formerly employed at Acme Electric in Cuba for 28 years, K-Mart in Wellsville for 10 years and was currently employed as deliveryman for NAPA in Wellsville. He was a member of the Western New York MG Car Club, a former member of the Belmont Presbyterian Church and attended the Belmont United Methodist Church.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two children, Kerri Potter and Randy Potter both of Belmont, three grandchildren, Ryan Dodge, Brook Potter and Forest Beauchamp, a brother, Cid (June) Potter of Kearneysville, WV, a sister, Janet (Jim) Norris of Belmont as well as several nieces & nephews.
Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Belmont. The funeral will be Thursday, (April 24, 2014) at 11:00 am in the funeral home with Rev. Richard Hurd presiding. Burial, with military honors with be in Forest Hills Cemetery in Belmont. The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Belmont Free Library, 2 Willets Avenue, Belmont, NY 14813. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.