Potter, Truman

Truman Allen Potter, Sr., age 63, of Grayling, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 5, 2018, surrounded by love and family after a well-fought battle with cancer.

Truman was born on April 13, 1954, in Alma to Roy and Devona (Wortham) Potter. He was a proud veteran of the Marine Corps, and spent the last years of his life as head maintenance for Remus Apartments in Remus, MI.

Truman was a loving father, brother, and friend. He is survived by his children, Truman (Gretchen) Potter, Jr., Lisa Mueller, Travis (Chrissy) Potter, Jessica (Michael) Randall, and Brittany (Henry) Jacobs; grandchildren Paige, Carson, and Preston Potter, Zachary Mueller, Kali and Ava Potter, Hunter and Greyson Randall, and Abraham Jacobs; mother Devona Wortham; siblings Darrell (Jean) Potter, Ken Potter, Justin (Jodi) Potter, Phyllis (Ron) Everson, and Vickie Potter; as well as many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Amy Marie Potter; father Roy Potter, Sr.; brother Wesley Roy Potter; grandmother Bessie May (Hankins) Potter; and nephew Jason Potter.

The family has chosen to remember him privately at this time.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Truman’s memory may be made to VA Medical Centers or to the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, P.O. Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.

7 Comments

  1. Nancy Haven March 6, 2018 at 10:42 am - Reply

    So sorry to hear this, Truman. I know this is a difficult time. We will pray for peace for you and your extended family. Love- Eric and Nancy Haven

  2. Debbie Canfield March 6, 2018 at 3:52 pm - Reply

    So sorry, if you need anything just ask.

  3. Lillian Leppien Connors March 6, 2018 at 9:02 pm - Reply

    Darrell and Jean….I’m so sorry for your loss. May your memories help heal your hearts. Sympathy and Prayers.

  4. Beth March 7, 2018 at 1:34 pm - Reply

    So sorry, sending prayers and love to the family. He will be missed. R.I.P my friend.

  5. Charlene Blaine March 7, 2018 at 8:47 pm - Reply

    So very sorry for the loss of your father, and brother, he was a kind person and he will be missed, God Bless you all during this difficult time, May God be with you all and know that Truman is now in heaven with God and his angel’s are surrounding you all with his love and peace, Sympathy and Prayers, Charlene Blaine

  6. Heather & Krista March 7, 2018 at 10:43 pm - Reply

    We lived at the Remus Apartments for 9 years. He was the maintenance man their the whole time, he was always very helpful. Rest In Peace Truman, you will be missed.

  7. David Betts March 8, 2018 at 1:05 pm - Reply

    Positive thoughts and prayers!

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