Kenneth La Rue Potter Sr. was born on February 20, 1961, to the union of Charles and Louise Potter in Delhi, LA. Soon after, he and his family moved to Las Vegas, NV where he attended Highland Elementary, CVT Gilbert sixth grade, Gibson Jr. High, and Eldorado High where held #35 on the J.V Football team.
He left Eldorado High to attend Sunset High so that he could work for Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino. After graduating he continued working for Caesars for a few years. Some years later he decided to take up the trade A/C refrigeration & heating, at E.D.I. where he received his certification. He went on to work for NV Department of Transportation as a road worker for three years. He was last employed as a sheet metal worker for Quality Mechanical.
As a young adult he was baptized at Greater Evergreen M.B.C, under the stewardship of the late great Rev. Nathaniel Whitney, where he was currently a member under the stewardship of the profound Dr. Welton T. Smith III.
In his spare time Kenny enjoyed sports, movies, music, cooking, photography, Family, and friends. He especially adored his grandchildren. Kenny’s smile could brighten any room and he displayed it whenever he was surrounded by family and friends doing the things that he loved. He took pride in taking care of and helping others, he was a people person.
Kenneth La Rue Potter Sr. leaves to cherish many beautiful memories. His loving wife Dorothy Potter; three sons; Byron Ragland; Keynundra Funchess (Ashleigh), and Kenneth Potter Jr.; two daughters Roshanda Potter and Kiarra Potter; one special son Mario Love and one special daughter Shanette Turner. Nine grandchildren; Wanje Haywood, Heaven Ragland, Josiah Ragland, Amare’ Funchess, Jordan Funchess, Jaden Funchess, Jayceon Funchess, Kodi Potter, and Kori Potter all of Las Vegas, NV. Two brothers Danny Jones (Carolyn), of Monroe, LA, and Jackie Lee of Anchorage, AK. Two special brothers Kenton Graves, (Leslie), and Ronald Williams, (Latrice) all of Las Vegas. Two sisters, Frances Kelly of Las Vegas, NV and Sherry Washington of Monroe LA. A host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Kenny was preceded in death by his grandparents A.J. Potter and Sophie Singleton, James and Viola Jones; his parents Charles and Louise Potter, sister Valerie Scott, nephew, Terelle Scott, four uncles; Sie Singleton, Dave Lee, Larry Jones and Leslie Jones. Two aunts Sarah Singleton, and Gloria Fox King and great grandmother Ceceilia Anderson.