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Woodrow W. "Bing" Potter, Jr.

Woodrow W. "Bing" Potter, Jr.
  • May 12, 1945 - October 5, 2017
  • Peabody, Massachusetts
  • MSPCA-Angell
    Attn: Donations
    350 So. Huntington Ave
    Boston, MA 02130

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“Bing, I will always remember the photograph of the two of us sitting on an old bench in front of a quaint store in some small North Shore town while...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Charles Gallagher - Wakefield, MS

“Hey Bing hope your dancing with Darby up there. You will be missed here by all your neighbors and dog friends especially Shadow, Bob and I. Rest in...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Heidi Hughett - Peabody, MA

“Gifted with a ready smile and hello whenever we met, and a welcome to join him & Janet on the patio! Bing was a great neighbor and friend. We will...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Gayle Barr & Friends - Peabody, MA

“I will always remember all the great times we had together with you and Janet over the years. Rest in peace my dear friend. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Earle Buzzell - Scarborough, ME

“Bing, You will be truly missed in so many ways!! RIP my darling friend ! loved you do much ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Caroline Souza - burlington, MA


Woodrow W. "Bing" Potter, Jr. age 72 of Peabody and a former Wakefield resident died Thursday October 5 in Burlington.

Bing was born in El Paso, TX on May 12, 1945 and was the son of the late Woodrow W. and Dorothy (Bishop) Potter. He was raised in the military and went on to graduate from Northeastern University where he received his degree in Accounting. He was President of Potter & Company, Inc., accounting firm of Wakefield. He had also served for six years in the United States Army Reserve.

Bing was the beloved husband of Janet O'Leary and was the loving father of William W. Potter and his wife Tracey of Northborough and Brian S. Potter and his wife Clarissa of TN. He was also the grandfather of Tyler, Quinn, Morgan, Jackson and Ella. He is pre deceased by his brother Bradley Peter Franckum, and is also the uncle of Bradley Franckum and his wife Shannah Hall Franckum and their daughter Piper.

Visitation will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Wednesday October 11 from 4-8 pm. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Funeral Services and interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bing's name may be made to the MSPCA-Angell, 350 So. Huntington Ave., Boston, MA, 02130.