US Marine Corps

Lawrence LaMar Potter

February 8, 1939 ~ September 7, 2019 (age 80)


Lawrence LaMar Potter, age 80, of Meridian, Idaho, peacefully passed away on September 7, 2019. He was born February 8, 1939, in Pocatello, Idaho. He was one of five children born to Lawrence and Zenneth Potter. At age 17, he proudly joined the United States Marine Corp. It was an honor for him to serve his country. On February 13, 1959, he married the love of his life, Jeanette LaNor Bevans. They had 3 children, Debra (Mike) Hronek, Vince (Shelly) Potter, and Julie (Kevin) LaMothe. They had many fun adventures living in California and Idaho. He was very proud of his grandchildren and great grandchildren and he loved to tell them his stories and jokes. Besides his family, Larry has left in this world his humor, allowing us to remember and honor him through laughter. He will be greatly missed. Semper Fi, Larry.
“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference.” 
The family would like to thank the caring staff at St. Luke’s Meridian, Cloverdale Funeral Home, and the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery.

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