Jason Michael Potter, age 44, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Lehi of undetermined causes on Nov. 20, 2022. Jason was born in Provo, Utah on June 6th, 1978 to Terri Butterfield Potter and James Michael Potter.
He came into this world with passion and an energy that was contagious to all.
His childhood was spent playing all sports, from soccer, baseball or basketball. His true love was football. He was a natural born athlete. He played at Murray High School and then at Snow College.
After his sophomore year he decided to try out for the University of Utah. He made the team as a walk-on and played special teams his first year. Through hard work and passion he became the starting safety and received a full-ride scholarship.
His proudest moment was when he received "Most Inspirational Player of the Year," which he carried throughout his life.
Jason was very passionate about his family and cared deeply about each one of them.
His daughters meant everything to him. He spent every chance he could creating lasting memories with them.
His most rewarding job was with Azova Health. His stewardship was assisting many people around the world. His favorite were the Filipino people. Their spirit was filled with postitivity and encouragement which resonated with him deeply. He carried that into everything he did. One of his favorite slogans was "We are spiritual beings having a human experience."
He had a real connection to music and would often send songs to loved ones to inspire them and connect with those he loved. Jason received inspiration from coaches, leaders, friends, family and counselors. He drew strength from each one.
His childlike spirit really came out during family get togethers where he would delight his nieces and nephews with his interactions.
He loved all things football and remained a loyal Washington Redskins fan to the end. He received joy and purpose in coaching his nephews' and friends' football teams.
His infectious laugh, sense of humor, wit, charm, good looks and endless compliments will be sorely missed.
He is survived by his children Skyla (16), Savvy (11), Keegan (6), mother Terri Buck, stepfather Don Buck, grandparents Jerry and Charlene Whitehead, sisters Jaimee Potter, Kristi Fry (Ryan), nieces and nephews, cousins, friends and former partners. Preceded in death by father James Michael Potter, and aunt Debby Mackay.
A special Visitation\Celebration of Life will be held on Dec 1, from 6-8 pm at Anderson & Goff Mortuary at 11859 S 700 E in Draper. Funeral services will be Dec. 2 at 12:00 pm with visitation starting one hour before at 11:00 the same location.