Randall ‘Turtle’ Potter, 67
Sep5. 8, 1948 — Feb. 19, 2016
Mr. Randall “Turtle” Potter, of Cedarburg, formerly of Milwaukee, passed away Friday morning, Feb. 19, 2016, at his home. He was 67 years old. Turtle was born Sept. 8, 1948, in Milwaukee, the son of Wayland and Pearl (nee Holz) Potter. On June 16, 1979, he was united in marriage with Sandy Lyons in Milwaukee. For nearly 15 years, he worked as a truck driver for Service Heat Treating Inc in Milwaukee, and retired in 2013. Turtle was a proud member of the ABATE motorcycle rights organization, the F.T.W. Days annual camping trip and the Tennessee Squire Association. He was the mayor of Kirchhayn, and a founder and former president of the Kirchhayn Cruisers. He enjoyed motorcycle rides, rebuilding hot rods, yardwork, camping and restoring antique gas pumps. Above all, he loved spending time with his family and friends.
Turtle is survived by his wife, Sandy, and his children, Michelle Krohelski of Cedarburg and Jeff Potter of Grafton.
He is further survived by sisters, Debbie and Peggy; sister-in-law, Jenny (Ralph) Seibt of Milwaukee; and other relatives and many, many friends.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, at Eernisse Funeral Home, 1167 Washington Ave. in Cedarburg. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Saturday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The Eernisse Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com.