Pottinger, Joseph Willard,
Joseph Willard Pottinger, age 96, of Louisville, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2016.
Joe was a World War II Navy veteran.
Joe is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Florence F. (Taddie) Pottinger; daughter, Paulette Korody (Lew); son, Ken Pottinger (Judy); several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
Memorial services will be held at graveside at 11:30 a.m. Friday, September 23, 2016 at Resthaven Memorial Park, 4400 Bardstown Road, Louisville. To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.Newcomerkentuckiana.com.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Sept. 22, 2016.
Joseph was the oldest son of William Raffo Pottinger born 1898 and died 1952. Raffo was born in Nelson Co., KY and went to boarding school in Cleveland. He was a farmer and boarding house owner. He married Clara Howard (1900-1991) on Jan 15 1919, in Howardstown, Nelson Co., KY. They lived in Howardstown, Hodgenville and Louisville. In 1942 they bought a big house at 1362 13th street in Louisville and ran it as a boarding house for 18 yrs.
They had 14 children:
Joseph Willard b: 18 MAR 1920
Mary Raffo (Hayes Milten) b: 23 AUG 1921
Evelyn Marie (Lawson) b: 29 JUL 1923
Francis Harold b: 21 JUN 1925
Mary Sylvia (Slater) b: 8 APR 1927
Cecilia Jane (Gambert) b: 3 DEC 1928
Michael Howard b: 10 Jul 1930
Patricia Ann (Ilaria) b: 30 SEP 1932
James Darwin b: 12 JAN 1933
Elizabeth Catherine (twin) b:1936 died infant
Samuel Thomas (twin) b:1936 died infant
Samuel Julian b: 20 Dec 1937
Mary Doris (Wise) (twin) b:16 Jun 1939
Marion Dennis (twin) b:16 Jun 1939 died infant
Joseph Hardin Pottinger (1878 - 1934)
Mary Bernard Mahoney Pottinger (1877 - 1940)
Joe, Florence Pottinger and their daughter Paulette, Oct 11, 2008, Pottenger-Pottinger Reunion