Monday, April 21, 2014

Lloyd V. Potter

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


  1. So sorry to hear of Lloyd's passing. He was a great guy and great boss.

  2. We are so very sorry to hear of Lloyd's passing. He was a good friend for many years through the MG Car Club. He will be missed. Sincerest condolences to Sue and all of Lloyd's family.
    Jim and Dawn Priestley

  3. Our condolences are with you all in this time of need.. sorry to hear about Lloyd's passing.. He will be truly missed by all..

    Richard, Mary Lou & Brooke Kemp

  4. So sorry to hear

  5. Sue and sorry to hear that Lloyd passed away...we spoke a few weeks ago and he looked like he was doing least he did not suffer and have to be on medications for a prolonged time...I know how very much he loved you all and he will be watching over you in your time of grief. Please accept our most sincere condolences for the entire family. Jackie and Gary Moon - Whitesville

  6. Dear Sue and family,
    I am so sorry to hear of Lloyd's passing. My thoughts and prayers with you all during this difficult time.
    Cathy Law

  7. Sue, Randy and Kerri -
    I was so sorry to hear about your loss. Your family has been a part of our family thanks to a wonderful and longstanding friendship. Lloyd was always smiling and we could always count on a quick-witted jab from him. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.