Floyd Ray PoteetSeptember 19, 1947 – April 6, 2018
BOWIE – Floyd Ray Poteet, 70, passed away on April 6, 2018 at his home.
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. April 21 at the Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory, 401 N. Main Eufaula, OK.
Floyd was born on Sept. 19, 1947, in Lindsey, OK the son of Floyd Egbert and Bonnie (Gilbert) Poteet. He enlisted in the United States Army in November of 1967 in California. He served in the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged in July, 1970.
On June 15, 1973, Floyd married Judy Ann Wilkinson in Duchesne, UT. She preceded him in death on Nov. 18, 2014.
Floyd was an engine and power train repairman while he served in the U.S. Army. After the service, he made his career as a diesel hydraulic mechanic.
Floyd was a devoted family man who enjoyed get togethers, never met a stranger and was a connoisseur of food.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Judy Ann Wilkinson; his sons, Edward Warren Poteet and Brandon Arthur Poteet and a brother, Claude Poteet.
He is survived by his daughter, Desiree Drattlo and husband Jeremy, Bowie; daughters-in-law, Susan Poteet, Nocona and Kimberly Poteet, Bowie; brothers, James Poteet and wife Linda, Eufaula, OK and Robert Poteet and wife Karen,Ardmore, OK; sisters, Leana Ricard and husband Jeff, Lavaca, AR and Kaye Paton and husband Steve, Fort Gibson, OK; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Online condolences may be made at www.hbmfuneralhome.com.
Hunn Black &Merritt
Funeral Home & Crematory
401 N Main St., Eufaula, OK 74432
918-689-2553 | www.hbmfuneralhome.com