Donnie R. Potter
November 24, 1944 - September 15, 2013
Kinston-Donnie Ray Potter, 68, of Kinston, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2013. Donnie was born November 24, 1944 to the late Albert and Annie Potter. He retired from the North Carolina Department Of Transportation and was a member of Gateway Free Will Baptist Church. Donnie was blessed with a gift for music. He loved playing music and could play any stringed instrument plus the piano and organ. Donnie was a very kind, loving and forgiving person. He truly enjoyed being with people and had a great love for his family.
A graveside service of remembrance will be held Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. from Pinelawn Memorial Park with Pastor Doug White officiating.
Donnie is survived by his daughter, Melissa Potter Hood and husband, Kevin Lee Hood; son, Joseph Ray Potter; brother, William "Billy" Potter and wife, Edna; Donnie's former wife, Brinda Potter; four grandchildren, Lauren, Katelyn, Kandice and Taylor; two great-grandchildren, Jayden and Addilee; sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda, Debra, Jewel, Buddy and Raymond; along with a host of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com. Arrangements are with Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.
Thank you for your support during this difficult time.
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