Larry "Vale" Potter\n\nFerron- Larry "Vale" Potter passed away at his home in Ferron, Utah, on January 7, 2013. He was born on January 7, 1948, in Murray, Utah, to James L. and Grace Collins Potter of Sandy, Utah. Graduate of Hillcrest High School. Served in the U. S. Army for 3 years active duty including 1 year in Vietnam as a Sergeant in the Infantry, 101st Airborne, (including during the 68 Tet Offensive). Recipient of the Bronze Star and also earned his jump wings. Married Linda Wilson (divorced years later), now deceased.\n\nVale worked many years as a Board Operator for Utah Power and Light Company, in the Hunter/Huntington Power Plants.\n\nVale loved the great outdoors from childhood on. He was an avid deer hunter and fisherman, first with his father and brothers through the years and also with valued friends. He participated in the very first years of the Moab Jeep Safari. He was an ace 4-wheeler who was always respectful of the beautiful earth he traveled on.\n\nSurvived by a sister, Jeanie Reynolds of Salt Lake City, UT; and a brother Karl (Vicki) of Duchesne, UT. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and loving Colorado cousins, and friends throughout the years.\n\nPreceded in death by an older brother Darryl and both parents.\n\nWe have loved you for a long time, Vale. We will always love you.\n\nThanks to Fausett Mortuary, Castle Dale, Utah, for their considerate arrangements and services.\n\nGraveside services will be held on Monday, January 14, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Utah Veterans Memorial Park (17111 South Camp Williams Rd, Bluffdale, Utah). Family and friends may sign the guest book and share memories of Vale at www.fausettmortuary.com.