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William  Potter
In Memory of
William  Hogg
1927 - 2017
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Obituary for William Hogg Potter

POTTER, William Hogg,

On Friday, December 1st, 2017 in his 91st year with grace and dignity, William Hogg Potter passed surrounded by his loving family. He will be lovingly remembered as a kind, dignified and intelligent man. A loving husband to his wife, Myrtle Potter, for 66 years and an adoring father to his three children, James (Louise), John (Tammy) and Gloria. Predeceased by his brother George. Loved and missed by his sister Margaret (Greta). He will forever be in the hearts of his grandchildren Geoff (Natalie), Jennifer, Beth (Vance), Emily (Taven), Kyle, Steven, Rachell (Henry), Christopher (Emily) and great grandchildren Neve and Vienna.He was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1927 to Jessie Hogg & Gideon Potter. He came to Canada at the young age of 3 months. He was raised in Glenburnie, attended KCVI. Always a humanitarian, William was a long-time member of Independent Order of Oddfellows. He married Myrtle Crawford from Clyde Forks in Kingston on September 1st, 1951; they had 66 loving years of marriage raising their 3 children James, John and Gloria. William joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and was a Flight Engineer on the Lancaster Bombers. William retired from the Air Force after 20+ years and he began his second career at Queens University in the Physics Department.Though he walked gently through this world, his steps made large imprints on the hearts that knew him. Heaven is going to love some homemade jumbo raisin cookies and a whistled tune. Profoundly grateful for the assistance provided in the care of Bill by the Clergy Street Family Physicians, Veterans Affairs, South East Local Health Integration Network, in particular, the PSW’s Michael and Robert and from CBI his dedicated nurses Sally, LeeAnne, Jacob and Melanie. At the request of Bill himself a private family service will take place on Saturday December 9th, 2017.In lieu of flowers please donate to Habitat for Humanity or a charity of your own choice.

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