LAKELAND - Robert L. Potee, 87, passed away August 1, 2013 of heart failure.
Born April 18, 1926 in Gary, Indiana, Bob served in World War II
and the Korean War
. He worked for Case Power & Equipment as a comptroller for 28 years. An avid golfer, he enjoyed spending time with his family most of all.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Meta Potee and four siblings.
Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Beverly Potee; his two daughters, Debbie Kaufman (Jon Kaufman) of Orlando and Patricia Strickland (Richard Strickland) of Newark, DE and grandchildren, Kelly Gaines (Kevin Gaines), Allison Strickland, Chase Strickland and many nieces and nephews. Services will be private.