Aaron was born August 27th 1945 the son of the late Reverend Russell Potter and Hazel Trivette Potter. He was the grandson of Linzie and Sarah Trivette and Millard and Pearl Potter. Aaron was a graduate of Hampton High School class of 1964. He is the husband of the late Linda Mckeehan Potter. He owned and operated D and A Motors for 39 years and worked at Nickels Performance Speedshop for several years. Aaron was also an active deacon at Long Hollow Baptist Church in Valley Forge where after each service brought tootsie roll candy to the children of the congregation.
Survivors include one son Dan Potter, a daughter Wendy Overman, son in law Tim Overman, 4 grandchildren who loved him very much, Jordan, Aaron Tristan, and Emma Overman as well as a step granddaughter Haley Glover. He is also survived by his sister Lavonia Austin, brother in law Ed Peters, father and Mother in Law Bud and Loretta Mckeehan ,niece Marina Robinson(husband David) and their daughter Brittany, nephew Scott Sams (wife Kim) and daughters Kaeli, Savanna, son Colbie. Niece Ashlee Mckeehan and Daughter Aubree, he also survived by several great nieces and nephews. And a host of cousins.
He is also survived by his girlfriend Mary Brickey of Johnson City. Two very close classmates Tip Smith and Glenn Cates, and very close friends Tony and Linda Bowers who helped throughout his illness.
In addition to his parents and wife he is also preceded in death by his younger sister Janet Potter Peters and brother in law Raymond V. Austin.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2019 in the Meadow View Baptist Church, Butler with the Rev. Ray Greene, Rev. Ken Houser and Rev. Charlie Trivette officiating. Interment will follow in the Buntontown Cemetery. Music will be provided by the Sounds of Victory, Everette & Cleta Garland and his daughter Wendy Overman. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thurday in the funeral home..
Pallbearers are, Jordan Overman, Scott Sams, David Robinson, Scott Peer, Eddie Peters, Michael Potter, Ronnie Kent, Charlie Odom
Honorary Pallbearers include Darrell Greer, Howell Wiseman, Jimmy Anderson, Norm Ingram, Bob Rainbolt, Harry Crowe, Jerry Cox, Larry McKinney, Denton Hicks, Raymond Campbell, Jr. Bunton, George Bunton, Delmas Bunton, David Sneyd, Bob Trivette, Floyd Hurley, Grady Lewis, Ed Odom, Bud Elliot, Leon Humphreys, Charles VonCannon, Stuart Blackburn, Carroll Glover, Dewayne Forbes, Shannon Brickey, Donnie Harmon and Randy Franklin. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Potter family