Sherwood Melvin Potter, 85, Hernando, died Jan. 28, 2013, under the care of his family and Hospice of Citrus County. Mr. Potter was born in Menomonee, Wisc., on Jan 13, 1928, to the late Myron and Flora Bell Potter and came to this area in 1980 from Wisconsin where he worked on the assembly line for Chrysler Corporation and the United Auto Workers. He served our country in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife, Ovida Neel Potter, Hernando; his daughters, Sharon Waters of Euclair, Wisc.; Vonnie Roberg of Sturdevant, Wisc.; Deborah Willis of Cleveland, Ga.; brother, Harold in Greeley, Colo., several step-children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. There are also several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, from Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home of Inverness with Dr. Paul Hall, Hospice Chaplain officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Florida National Cemetery. Visitation is at the time of services.
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