Valton "Val" Edward Potter died February 26, 2015 in Lexington at the age of 81 years 16 days. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel under the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.
Val was born February 10, 1934 to Charlie and Alta (King) Potter in Stratford, Oklahoma. He was raised in Stratford, graduating school around 1951. Val enjoyed woodworking, carpentry and could build anything. He loved spending time with his family and friends. Val also enjoyed cooking, going fishing, dancing and helping people. He was a kind and generous man. Val owned and operated Val’s Smokehouse in Purcell for many years and retired in 2012. He was baptised into the General Assembly and Church of the First Born in 1976.
Val is preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Alta Potter; wife, Eulela Hamilton Potter; and brother, Boyd Wayne Potter. Survivors include his son, Jay Potter; daughters, Jodie Potter and spouse, Curtis Endecott, Jennifer Doyon, Kim Rainbolts; grandchildren, Devon Potter, Cortnee Cline, Brittany Endecott, Justin Raynor, Cody Raynor, Alison Doyon, Lauren Doyon, Chelsie Doyon, Adam Rainbolts, Sam Rainbolts, Jake Rainbolts; great grandchildren, Haydon Cline, Prezley Raynor, Maddison Raynor, Jake Raynor; siblings, Haskel Potter, Joyce Cosby Shreve, Lillian Mitchell, Ruth Chisholm; friend and mother to Jay, Jodie and Jennifer, Sherry Sutton and numerous other relatives and friends.