Jimmy Ray Potter, 74, of Mannsville,  passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at his home in Mannsville. He was born on June 30, 1944, in Sallisaw, to the late William Otto Potter and Margie Mamie Clark Potter. Jimmy was raised in Russett, and later graduated from Mannsville High School. Jimmy married Dorothy Green on Sept. 22, 1962, in Russett. He worked installing fire prevention sprinklers for 15 years and retired because of his health. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mannsville and he enjoyed rebuilding old cars and trucks, hunting, fishing, anything outdoors. Jimmy also enjoyed spending time with his family and building go carts and dune buggies for his grandkids.    
He is survived by:
Wife: Dorothy Potter, Mannsville, Children: Kevin Potter and wife Amy, Ardmore, Brad Potter and wife Stacy, Mannsville, Grandchildren:  Dillon Potter, Collin Potter, Caden Potter, Shanna McKown, Rocky McKown. Great-grandchildren: Cole Potter and Graham McKown. Sisters: Emalois DeCosta, Antelope, Calif., Peggy Hamilton, Dallas, Texas, Betty Snider, Mesquite, Texas
Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, sisters; Maxine Parker, Ruby Bagby, Eunice Potter and two brothers; Tory and Marcin Potter. 
Casket Bearers: Dillon Potter, Collin Potter, Caden Potter, Rocky McKown, Dale Anderson, Lawerance Ingle, Lyndal Barnes and Johnny Brock
 Honorary Bearers:  Devryle Ingle and Calvin Burton
Visitation will be Thursday at Watts Funeral Home, Madill, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and a family hour from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
 Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at the First Baptist Church, Mannsville.  Kevin Russell will officiate the service. Interment will be at the Lone Cedar Cemetery, Mannsville. Services will be under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill. Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com.