Francis Potter
Francis Potter

Obituary of Francis Milford Potter

Francis Milford Potter, 81, Midvale Idaho 

Born: July 21, 1940

Died: July 26, 2021


Graveside services will be held at 11am Thursday, August 5, 2021 at Eastside Cemetery, Midvale, Idaho, under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home. 


Milford was born July 21, 1940, in Weiser, Idaho, to Francis and Mayme (Heathco) Potter. He was the oldest of four boys Milford, Douglas, Terry, and Jim. He graduated from Midvale High School in 1958. He went on to work for Washington County Road and Bridge for more than 40 years retiring in 2002. He married Ellen on November 11, 1978. Milford thoroughly enjoyed many hobbies including ranching, hunting, fishing, camping with family, and playing music especially at the Yellow Pine Music and Harmonica Festival during the summers.


He is survived by his loving wife, Ellen, of Midvale, his children Frank, Craig, and Wanda, and their spouses, his step children Jim, Rocky, Vickie, and Debbie and their spouses; two brothers, Doug and Jim and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and special friends he considered family. He was preceded in death by his parents, step-father, daughter Brenda, and brother Terry. 


Memorials may be made to Midvale EMT’s or charity of your choice. 


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