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William Harry Poteat

June 28, 1998April 18, 2021

William Harry Poteat was born on June 28, 1998 and passed away on April 18, 2021 and is under the care of Lakeview Funeral Home.

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Vivienne Wildes

May 4, 2021

Will Harry was a student in my Business Ethics course. He always sat in the front row, always contributed to the conversation and always held insight.
Will was a unique soul, and this I appreciated when getting to know him just a bit. He’d stop by my office to pop in and say hello, but also to chat.
My heart goes out to you to lose someone, so full of talent and potential. It must be very difficult. I know that I am so very sad to hear this news.
May William Harry Poteat Rest In Peace.
Vivienne Wildes

Vivienne Wildes

May 4, 2021

Will was a student in my Business Ethics course at Bucknell. He sat in the front, often contributed to the conversation and had insightful comments. I liked him very much and he often stopped by my office to chat. I enjoyed speaking with Will and he always had something nice to say.
I’m so very sorry for your loss and it must be difficult to lose someone with such potential who is close to you.
My condolences and I want to let you know that I will think if William Harry often as he was a special man.
—Vivienne Wildes

Eliza Nixon

April 26, 2021

I met Will through Bucknell my Freshman year. He was a close friend of mine and was the one friend that was constantly there for me, and me for him. He was always a kind and giving friend and had the brightest smile I have ever known. He loved to make anyone laugh when he could. I transferred from Bucknell after my Freshman year but we always stayed in touch, even if it was just him reaching out on my birthday or me reaching out on his. He was a sweet sweet boy and I will sorely miss him. Sending love to everyone who was lucky enough to witness his bright light and shining smile <3 Love, Eliza Nixon

Debbie Nager

April 25, 2021

Dear William,
Your life was a blessing and your
Memory a treasure.You are loved
Beyond words and missed
Beyond measure.
You will live in our hearts forever.
The Nager Family

Jennifer Stem

April 25, 2021

I'm so sorry for your loss. My condolences to your family.

William Lucchesi

April 24, 2021

William's sweet soul touched many and will live on in all. Blessings to family and friends during this difficult time

Laura Alspaugh

April 24, 2021

So sad to hear this news. I have some great memories of Willy as that young spunky little guy who entertained Eleanor with his spirited play. I’m thinking of you, Paula and Cyrus today.

Tia Tardy

April 22, 2021

Will was one of the small handful of people at Bucknell who showed a genuine interest in helping me during one of the darkest times in my life. He was someone who you knew cared. May his beautiful soul Rest In Peace.

Carly Rovner

April 22, 2021

Will was always such a shining light. I met him at the beginning of my junior year at Bucknell and we've stayed in touch since. He never failed to bring joy and energy into every room he walked into. I cherish the time I had with him, and feel thankful that I had the opportunity to have his kind and genuine presence in my life. I am beyond saddened to hear of his passing, and my condolences go out to his family during this difficult time. He will forever be my friend, and he'll continue to live on in all of our hearts.