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Harold "Hal" Potter Obituary
September 2, 1929 - August 7, 2014 Harold L. Potter 1929-2014 Harold "Hal" Potter passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on August 7, 2014. Hal was the son of the late Evangeline McMaster and Harold Clark Potter. He was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School, class of 1947 and a member of the Champion Classical football team. Hal graduated from the University of Southern California in 1957 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He earned a Master's Degree from Pepperdine University in Business and a Master's degree in Psychology from South West University in Georgia. Hal was a United States Marine serving in the Korean War from 1947 to 1951. He was one of the "Frozen Chosen" at Inchon. Hal worked for Southern California Edison for many years and retired in 1996. Hal married his high school sweetheart, Rita Gill, in 1952 and had six children: Sharon Eskew (deceased), Susan (Dave deceased) Bristow, Kevin (Danette) Potter, Kellie (Bob) Barito, Colleen (Mark) Johnson, Shawn (Christine) Potter. Ten grandchildren: Dan, Keith, Bridget, Brian, Alyssa, Samantha, Hailey, Isyss, Katie and five great grandchildren. He leaves behind his beloved brother George Potter, and siblings Bobby MacMaster and Nancy Keefer. Rest in Peace, our USC Trojan! Semper Fi!
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Aug. 10, 2014
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