William F. “Binky” Potter

William F. “Binky” Potter

CHESAPEAKE—William Franklin “Binky” Potter of Chesapeake passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2019.

Born in Lancaster County, he was the son of the late Donald Hazzard and Kathryn Grogg Hazzard. He was also predeceased by his biological father, Robert Potter.

William retired after 41 years with Hoffman Industries. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army. He loved gardening, fishing and spending time with his family, especially his five grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Virginia Potter; children Donald R. Potter (Vicki), David W. Potter (Lisa), and Cynthia M. Potter; grandchildren Brandi, Christopher, Dylan, Jesse and Kyle; two great-grandchildren, Wyatt and Bailey; and his brother George Hazzard (Donna).

A private celebration of life was conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 17, in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens.

Oman Funeral Home & Crematory of Chesapeake handled the arrangements.