Mr. Tracey Lynn Potter, 48, of Greencastle, Pa., died suddenly Tuesday evening, March 5, 2013, at Chambersburg Hospital in Chambersburg, Pa
He was the husband of Mrs. Kimberly Ann Goetz Potter, his wife of 22 years.
Born Oct. 15, 1964, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Mrs. Mary Ann McCleaf Potter of Hagerstown and the late Mr. Arnold Dale Potter, who died in 2010.
He was a 1982 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School.
Mr. Potter was the owner and president of Hagerstown Aircraft Services Inc., which he acquired in 1997.
He was a member of Grace United Church of Christ in Greencastle.
Tracey's life centered on his family, and flying and aviation. Consequently, he was active with local organizations that revolved around these activities and interests. He served on the board of the Hagerstown Aviation Museum, was currently the president of Greencastle Quarterback Club, and helped his sons with Scouting and Little League activities.
Additionally, Tracey enjoyed attending air shows, flying model airplanes with friends, and attending games and functions with his family.
Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by three sons, Nicholas L., Matthew B. and Andrew M. Potter, all at home; his brother, Todd Potter and wife, Kathy, of Greencastle; his in-laws, Ronald "Pete" and Mary Lou Goetz, both of Greencastle; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Sunday, March 10, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman & Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle.
A memorial service will be Monday, March 11, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Mr. Potter's place of business, Hagerstown Aircraft Services, 14235 Oak Springs Road, Hagerstown, Md. His friend and colleague, Joseph S. Hartt, will officiate. Inurnment will be at a later time.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to further his sons' education.
Contributions may be sent to Susquehanna Bank, c/o The Potter Children's College Fund, P.O. Box 8, Greencastle, PA 17225.