Robert "Bob" Potter

Lt. Col. Robert "Bob" Potter USAF retired, 92, passed away, Thursday, September 29, 2022, after a tough battle with cancer.

Bob was born in Park City, Utah and raised in the 'Hills of Wyoming'. He received his degrees at West Point and Ohio State University with a master's degree in military engineering. He served his country in the United States Air Force for 25 years as a pilot, putting in over 10,000 hours of flying time. Upon retirement from the military, he proceeded to flourish with a rental property business throughout Shreveport.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Paul Potter, Lydia and Lee Russell; brother, Chuck Potter; son, Kirk Potter; and grandson, Luke Kinmon.

Left to cherish his memory are his son, Jeffrey K. Potter and wife, Jenny; daughter, Brenda Potter; grandson, Matthew Kinmon; and long-time love and companion, Sharon Wood.

A graveside service was held Thursday, October 6, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. at the Northwest Veteran Cemetery in Keithville, Louisiana. Bob was a character with a unique sense of humor. In his own words, "Don't leave mad!"


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