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Wilmer Bassett Poteate

Male - 2016

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  • Name Wilmer Bassett Poteate 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Sep 2016 
    • The Outer Banks Voice
      Wilmer Bassett Poteate of Hatteras, Sept. 17
      By Rob Morris on September 20, 2016

      Wilmer Bassett Poteate, 87, of Hatteras died on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at his home. Born in Norfolk, Virginia, he was the son of the late Samuel Blair Poteate and Violet Acey Poteate.

      Wilmer was a Virginia Tech University graduate having spent his career as an engineer in the aerospace industry. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club of the Virginia Beach-Combers and Hatteras United Methodist Church.
      Wilmer is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Burrus Poteate; a daughter, Terri Lynn Poteet of Hatteras; three sons, Wilmer Bassett Poteate, Jr. of Texas, Clayton Dudley Poteate of Virginia, and Andrew Gray Poteate of New Hampshire; thirteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a nephew, Blair; and a niece, Anne. Along with his parents, Wilmer was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Dale Philip-Poteate; and a brother, Samuel Blair Poteate, Jr.
      A funeral will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Hatteras United Methodist Church with Rev. Toni Wood officiating. The family invites friends and relatives for a reception immediately following the service at the Hatteras Community Building. Burial will take place at the Gray family cemetery in Buxton.
      In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Dare Hospice, PO Box 669, Manteo, NC 27954 or the Kessler Foundation, 300 Executive Drive, Suite 70, West Orange, NJ 07052 (or online at
      Twiford Funeral Home, Hatteras is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at
    Person ID I263  77B Richard Bassett of Mathews County, Virginia
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2016 

    Father Samuel Blair Poteate,   b. 22 Apr 1900, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1974  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Violet Bassett Acey,   b. 7 Aug 1900, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1964  (Age 64 years) 
    Family ID F84  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart