Chris E. Potter

Aug 26, 2014

1974 — 2014

CANTON — Christopher Elton Potter, 39, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Memorial Mission Hospital.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, he was the son of the late Hollie Monroe Potter Jr. Chris enjoyed playing the drums in the band Spear Finger and he also enjoyed fishing, hunting, animals, NASCAR and was a gun collector.

He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Page Henderson Potter; his mother, Hiawatha Williams Mixon and stepfather, David, of Clyde; maternal grandmother, Edith Maribell Williams; half-sister, JoAnna Parham, of Canton; many nieces and nephews, cousins and many friends.

The Potter family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at Wells Funeral Home of Canton.

Memorials may be made to SARGE’S Animal Rescue, Foundation, P.O. Box 854, Waynesville, NC 28786.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at