Jackie D. "Jack" Potter

May 08, 1946 - Aug 14, 2022

Jackie D. "Jack" Potter

May 08, 1946 - August 14, 2022

Obituary

Jackie D. "Jack" Potter, 76, of Clinton, Iowa, and formerly of Maquoketa, passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2022, at MercyOne Medical Center in Clinton, Iowa.

A graveside service and burial celebrating his life will be held 3 P.M., Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at the Canton, Iowa Cemetery. There is no public visitation. The Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa is caring for the family.

Jackie Dean "Jack" Potter was born on May 8, 1946 in Canton, Iowa, the youngest of seven boys to Melvin Arnold and Esther Emma (Smith) Potter. He grew up in the Canton area and attended school there. He married Marilyn Clark. One child was born from this union, Eugene.

"Jack" had worked at odd jobs throughout his life as well as working as a lineman on the highline for L.E. Myers for several years. He was known for always waving and walking around town. He enjoyed mushroom hunting, watching western television shows, and fishing, especially for catfish and carp.

Those left to honor his memory include a son, Eugene Potter; 2 grandchildren, Samantha Potter, and Jacob Ellithorpe; several nieces and nephews; and his caregiver, Dawn Harland. He was preceded in death by his parents, and 6 brothers Freddie, Robert, Arnold, Raymond, Ronald, and Sidney.

The Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa is caring for the family. Online Condolences may be left at www.CarsonAndSon.com.

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Services

Graveside Service & Burial
Wed, Aug 24, 2022 at 3:00 pm
Canton Cemetery

Cemetery Road
Canton, Iowa 52309

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