Student, Anderson (Indiana) University, 1948. BTh, Warner Pacific College, 1950.
Minister music, Church of God, Couer d'Alene, Idaho., 1950-1951;
pastor, Church of God, Salt Lake City, 1951-1952;
pastor, West Side Church of God, Mount Carmel, Illinois, 1952-1954;
pastor, First Church of God, Springfield, Oregon, 1954-1956;
pastor, Church of God, Laton, California, 1957-1959;
pastor, Church of God, Missoula, Montana, 1959-1962;
pastor, Church of God, Gary, Indiana, 1962-1974;
pastor, Southlake Church of God, Merrillville, Indiana, 1974-1977;
pastor, Church of God, California City, California, 1977-1978;
pastor, Eastgate Church of God, Fresno, California, 1978-1979;
pastor, Church of God, Mount Ayr, Indiana, 1979-1981;
pastor, Southlake First Church of God, Merrillville, Indiana, 1981-1982;
pastor, Oakview Community Church of God, Scio, Oregon, 1984-1986;
pastor, First Church of God, Coquille, Oregon, 1986-1998;
retired, 1998. President Laton (California) Ministerial Association, 1958-1959. Treasurer Missoula (Montana) Evangelical Ministerial Alliance, 1961-1962.
Counselor Gary Contact-Help, Gary-Merrillville, 1973-1975. President Scio Ministerial Association, 1985-1986, Coquille Ministerial Association, 1990-1998. Former member Napa, California Art Association.
Staff sergeant United States Air Force, 1941-1945, PTO. Member Coquille Valley Art Association.
Married Julia Helen Morris, June 12, 1943. Children: Susan Elaine Potter Goslin, Terry LaVerne Potter Rowe, Ronald Duane.