21 Comments
  • Carla Metzer
    Posted at 18:41h, 21 June

    Thank you for sharing 🙏

  • Susan Fitzgerald Barta
    Posted at 18:47h, 21 June

    I thought I had heard this. Thank you for sharing Scott B. H. Davis What an awesome man!! Bless his heart! I saw him not long ago and he still had that amazing Happy Smile!!

  • Kyle Pearson
    Posted at 19:05h, 21 June

    What a great leader of men…

  • Susan Fitzgerald Barta
    Posted at 19:19h, 21 June

    Me too Randy Waters! I will never forget a cardboard box blowing across the expressway and hitting the car….Scared me to death!! Coach Potter said “Well Susan, did ya not see the box?!! Thank goodness he had a sense of humor and the patience of a Saint!!

  • Steffany Sharpe-Leach
    Posted at 19:26h, 21 June

    He was a wonderful man. He and Jack Pebworth were talking by the cars we used for Drivers Ed. As I walked by Pebworth

  • Steffany Sharpe-Leach
    Posted at 19:28h, 21 June

    Said to Potter, at least you don’t have Steffany as a driver. Potter said, yes, that’s true.

  • Ellen Lee
    Posted at 19:29h, 21 June

    So sad

  • Laurie Wilson McCoy
    Posted at 19:45h, 21 June

    Aww, Coach Potter!!!

  • Scott B. H. Davis
    Posted at 21:46h, 21 June

    Thank you Les Miller for posting this first so I could share with our fellow Pirates.

  • Peggy Newman
    Posted at 21:49h, 21 June

    Aww no. What a great guy!

  • Sherri Lynn Byford Burke
    Posted at 21:53h, 21 June

    I had him for Drivers Ed and he absolutely wouldn’t let us girls change a tire! He was old school and thought that the boys/men should do this for all girls/women! He was awesome! R.I.P. Coach Potter!

  • Dorothy Shriver Ray
    Posted at 01:15h, 22 June

    He taught me to drive too and actually built the house I’m still living in! Once when we were driving, he slammed his break on me because I was going just a little too fast in the school zone! Weren’t we in the same car Susan?

  • Susan Fitzgerald Barta
    Posted at 03:36h, 22 June

    I think we were Dorothy Shriver Ray! So much fun!! I am going to the funeral with my mom. He was my brothers football coach also and she has remained friends with he and his wife all these years! Anyone else going to make it?

  • Dorothy Shriver Ray
    Posted at 03:38h, 22 June

    I’m hoping to go. I think it would be awesome to get a lot of pirates out for it!

  • Sherri Lynn Byford Burke
    Posted at 03:48h, 22 June

    When is the funeral Susan?

  • Roberta Moler
    Posted at 03:54h, 22 June

    I had him as a drivers Ed teacher, too. He even told my mom (Career Center – Oleta Moler) he would take me to the driving test since he had an automatic car. We owned only stick shifts (damn VW Rabbit) and I had to wait to learn how to drive those. What a super nice teacher, who really cared. RIP Mr Potter.

  • Susan Fitzgerald Barta
    Posted at 03:58h, 22 June

    Sherri Lynn Byford Burke the services are WEDNESDAY @ 2:00 Church of the Servant on N. MacArthur.

  • Sherri Lynn Byford Burke
    Posted at 04:13h, 22 June

    Thank you Susan. So, you’re going?

  • Susan Fitzgerald Barta
    Posted at 04:24h, 22 June

    You’re welcome Sherri Lynn Byford Burke. Yes, I am going.

  • Kyle Pearson
    Posted at 10:43h, 22 June

    Good Lord ladies, it’s a minor miracle the poor man didn’t expire while escorting y’all towards a drivers license

  • Stephen P Holman
    Posted at 13:29h, 22 June

    RIP, coach.