Graveside Service for Russell "Gus" Potter, 73 of Spiro, Oklahoma will be at 1:00pm on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at The United States National Cemetery in Fort Smith, Arkansas with Reverend Shawn Caldwell officiating. Graveside services are under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home in Spiro, Oklahoma.
He was born on April 7, 1949 in Lindsay, California to Anna Jane (Parker) and Homer Harry Potter and passed away on November 26, 2022 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Gus was married to Diana Gayle (Word) Potter on June 24, 1972 in Oxnard, California. He was preceded in death by his parents; Homer and Anna Potter. Russell was an avid coin and match book collector, he enjoyed building hobby trains and collecting sports cards as well. He was a Christian and an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War.
Survivors include his wife, Diana Potter; two sons, Mark Potter and John Potter; grandson, Riven Potter; two sisters, Caroline and Mindy; two brothers, Steven and Gordon; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other family, and friends.
There will be no viewing.
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