CMSgt. Thomas “Tom” Angus Potter, Retired U.S.A.F., 92, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Tom was born in Hoke County on April 27, 1927 to the late Alton and Katie Chisolm Potter. He was married to the late Annie Lou Smith Potter. For 32 years, he proudly served in the United States Air Force and protected his country and her allies on multiple deployments during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Tom’s valor and skill was recognized with numerous decorations. After his retirement from the Air Force, Tom taught in the aircraft frame maintenance program at Wayne Community College for 25 years. Tom was a member of the Raeford Masonic Lodge #306 A.F. & A.M. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a graveside services at 2:00 p.m. in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery with Scottish and Masonic rites and military honors. Tom is survived by his daughters, Terry Mears and Rhonda G. Potter; son, Thomas David “Dave” Potter; brother, James Potter. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Jason Mears, Jennifer Potter Smith and Chris Potter; two great-granddaughters and one great-grandson. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Katherine McDougal. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Thomas Angus Potter 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Goldsboro, state: North Carolina