Irvin Louis Potter, 85, of Sanford, North Carolina passed away at home peacefully surrounded by his loving family, to be with our heavenly Father on Friday, September 4, 2015.\n\nHe was born on April 4, 1930 in Pickerington, Ohio. He is preceded in death by his parents, Roy Potter and Blanche Moore Potter. He was a U.S. Army veteran.\n\nMr. Potter is survived by his wife, Ellen Potter; five children, Cynthia Conaway, Steven Potter, Sharon Manning, Greg Potter and Jeff Potter; brother, Robert Potter; ten grandchildren and one great grandchild.\n\nMemorial contributions may be made to St. Luke Methodist Church in Sanford, NC. \n\nInterment will be at a later date in Guysville, Ohio.