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Leonard Ray Poteet

October 12, 1940 - October 8, 2019

Leonard Ray Poteet, 78, of Hendersonville died Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at his residence.

 

A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Arthur Lee Poteet and Flora Bell Broughton Poteet. He is also preceded in death by a daughter, Angela Rutledge, and two brothers, Donald and Douglas Poteet.
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Leonard Ray Poteet, 78, of Hendersonville died Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at his residence.

 

A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Arthur Lee Poteet and Flora Bell Broughton Poteet. He is also preceded in death by a daughter, Angela Rutledge, and two brothers, Donald and Douglas Poteet.

 

Leonard was a graduate of Brevard High School.  He retired from the U.S. Army after 22years of service as a Sergeant 1st Class; and then retired from Dupont after 37 years of service.  Leonard has lived in Henderson County for the past 36 years and was a member of Mills River United Methodist Church. He was involved in the Sound of Singing Men, a member of the American Legion Post #77, a volunteer at the Henderson County Visitor Center; and an avid mall walker.

 

Leonard is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Peggy Hudson Poteet; a son, Arthur Poteet of Hendersonville; two step-children, Pam Kurfees and her husband Steve of Jonesborogh, TN, and Donna Kaltenbach and her husband Richard of Hendersonville; and many beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren living in North Carolina, South Carolina, and as well as Tennessee.

 

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Mills River United Methodist Church with Rev. Rennie Salata officiating.

 

Memorial contributions may be made in Leonard’s memory to: Mills River United Methodist Church, 137 Old Turnpike Road, Mills River, NC 28759.

 

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Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm

Mills River United Methodist Church

137 Old Turnpike Road
Mills River, NC 28759

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