Phillip Arlen Poteet, 73, a resident of Cleveland, passed away at a local hospital on Friday, June 14, 2013.
He was a chlorine operator with Olin Chemical Corp.for 38 years and a member of Cohulla Baptist Church. He was a 1957 graduate of Bradley Central High School.
Arlen (“Daddy”) was a loving and devoted husband and father. He was dedicated to his family and friends. His talents and hobbies included making crafts, fishing, sports, racing and collecting. He was loved by all his family and will be missed by all. He was always there for us.
Preceding him in death were his mother, Mary Poteet; and brother, James Edward “Pete” Poteet.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Holmes Poteet of Cleveland; father, Charles “C.L.” Poteet of Cleveland; children: Tony Poteet of Memphis and Cindy Williams and husband, Ron, of Cleveland; one grandchild, Clinton Dean Poteet of Memphis; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, June 17, 2013, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home, officiated by Pastor Herbert Conley.
Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. The service will conclude with a white dove release ceremony.
The family will receive friends from noon to 3 p.m. on Monday, prior to the service at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Poteet family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.