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Bryan H. Potter D.Ph.

February 12, 1935 November 22, 2019
Bryan H. Potter D.Ph.
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Bryan H. Potter D.Ph., 84, of Elk City, Oklahoma was born on February 12, 1935 in Thomas, Oklahoma to William Henry and Bernice (Floyd) Potter. He went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, November 22, 2019 at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in Elk City, Oklahoma surrounded by his loving family.
He married the love of his life, Catherine “Katy” Cone on June 14, 1959 in Elk City, Oklahoma.
Bryan joined the United States Army Reserves in 1954. He graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, School of Pharmacy, where he earned a B.S. degree in Pharmacy in 1957.
In 1963 he bought Paul Jones Drugstore in Elk City, Oklahoma and worked there for twenty-two years.
He served on the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy from 1971-1988, during that time he was appointed as Director of Pharmacy which lasted for three years. In 1993 Bryan’s title was changed to Executive Director, which he held till 2009. In 2013, Bryan was honored by having the Bryan H. Potter Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy Building named after him.
He was a board member of the Oklahoma Pharmacist Association, Lions Club, Chamber of Commerce, All Sports Club, the Elk City Golf and Country Club, Elk City Industries and the First Federal Savings and Loan, Elk City Masonic Lodge, Inducted and honored for the Elk City Leadership Hall of Fame Board and Western Oklahoma Hall of Fame, and a charter member of the Elks Lodge.
Bryan’s awards include, Elk City Jaycee Boss of the Year in 1976, SWOSU College of Pharmacy Outstanding Alumni in 1976 and 1989, National Association of Boards of Pharmacy Lester E. Hosto Distinguished Service Award in 1981, Syntex Preceptor of the Year in 1982, SWOSU Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1988.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Elk City, Oklahoma. Reverend Danny Ringer will officiate. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Elk City, Oklahoma. Services have been entrusted to the care of Martin-Dugger Funeral Home in Elk City, Oklahoma.
Cherishing his memory is his loving wife of sixty years, Catherine “Katy”; one sister, Janice Potter of Scottsdale, Arizona; step-sister, Sue Thomas and her husband, Koehler of Norman, Oklahoma; step-sister-in-law, Vera Lee Dunn of Anthony, Kansas; four step-nephews, Mike Bennett and his wife, Lori, Brad Bennett and his wife, Pam, all of Norman, Oklahoma, Larry Dunn and his wife, Bonnie of Anthony, Kansas, David Dunn and his wife, Jennifer of Wichita, Kansas; two step-nieces, Terri Pinkston and her husband, Glen of Norman, Oklahoma, Beverly Martinez of Anthony, Kansas; six cousins, Bruce Potter of Thomas, Oklahoma, Gary Morrison of Orinda, California, Nan Brown of Denver, Colorado, Janet Parsons of Edmond, Oklahoma, Donna Moore of Burleson, Texas, Robert Potter of Edmond, Oklahoma..
He is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Bernice Potter; step-father, Wilson Dunn; step-brother, James Dunn; two nephews, Bryan Droke and Marty Droke; three cousins, Bud Potter, Don Potter and AL Potter; two uncles, John Morrison and Olen Potter; one aunt, Dessie Morrison.
Memorials can be made to Southwestern Oklahoma School of Pharmacy Scholarship, Meals on Wheels, or Lincoln Teen Center in care of Martin-Dugger Funeral Home, P.O. Box 707, Elk City, Oklahoma 73648.
Online condolences can be sent to the family by using the online guest book at www.martin-duggerfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Sunday

24

Nov

1:00 PM 11/24/2019 1:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/24/2019 8:00:00 PM
Martin-Dugger Funeral Home

600 W. Country Club Boulevard
Elk City, OK 73644

Martin-Dugger Funeral Home
600 W. Country Club Boulevard Elk City 73644 OK
United States

Visitation

Monday

25

Nov

8:00 AM 11/25/2019 8:00:00 AM - 8:00 PM 11/25/2019 8:00:00 PM
Martin-Dugger Funeral Home

600 W. Country Club Boulevard
Elk City, OK 73644

Martin-Dugger Funeral Home
600 W. Country Club Boulevard Elk City 73644 OK
United States

Funeral service

Tuesday

26

Nov

10:00 AM 11/26/2019 10:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church

1600 W. Country Club Blvd
Elk City, OK 73644

First Baptist Church
1600 W. Country Club Blvd Elk City 73644 OK
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Calvary Cemetery Final Resting Place

1678 North Washington Ave.
Elk City, OK 73644

1678 North Washington Ave. Elk City 73644 OK
United States

Memorial Contribution

Meals on Wheels

Elk City, OK 73644

Lincoln Teen Center

Southwestern Oklahoma School of Pharmacy Scholarship

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