Age 47, passed away on July 16, 2012. He was born October 3, 1964, in Lansing, the son of Ray A. and Geraldine Potter. Ray was a 1982 graduate of Eastern High School and served in the U.S. Air Force. Ray had a God given talent that brought joy to many in churches and other venues. He is survived by his parents; 4 children, Ray Emmanuel, Jordan and Alayna and Landon; 2 brothers, Gerald (Lisa), and Frederick (Penny); 4 sisters, Patricia, Sandra, Brenda, Marsha; and a host of other relatives and friends.
The Funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Tabernacle of David Church, 2645 W. Holmes Rd., Lansing, with the Rev. Dr. Lonnie Chipp, eulogizing. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday, July 27 at the Estes-Leadley Great Lansing Chapel. Family hour will be held Saturday 1/2 hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to United Voices of Harmony, 2105 Boxwood Lane, Lansing, MI 48917 in memory of Ray B. Potter.