Tyler James Potter, 27, of Omaha, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022, in Council Bluffs, IA.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church in St. Paul. The Rev. Susan Murithi will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in St. Paul.
Visitation will be held 1 hour before time of services at the church.
The service will be livestreamed on Peters Funeral Home Facebook page. The direct link for that page is www.facebook.com/PetersFuneralHomeSP.
Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.
Peters Funeral Home of St. Paul is assisting the family.
Tyler was born on April 21, 1994, at Omaha, the son of Brian W. and Carla R. (Garber) Potter.
Tyler attended St. Paul Public Schools in St. Paul, Kirn Middle School in Council Bluffs and graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in Council Bluffs in 2012.
Tyler’s working career began as a Senior in high school. He worked in construction in the Omaha area and most recently for Thompson Masonry.
He loved Husker Football, playing video games and hanging out with his sons and friends.
He is survived by his sons, Ethan James Potter and Owen Ray Potter, both of Omaha; parents, Brian Potter of Omaha and Carla Potter of Crescent, IA; sister, Ashley Potter of Omaha; brothers, Tanner Potter of Omaha and Zachary Potter of Lincoln; grandmother, Rose McCormick of Crescent, IA; aunts and uncles, Carey and Rick Chism of Axtell, Jim and Charlene Potter of St. Paul, Brenda and Mark Starkey of St. Paul, Mark and Christen Garber of Fort Worth, TX, Lynn and Bob Kirkman of San Antonio, TX, Cheryl and Tom Vacek of Omaha and Harold, Jr. and Tammy McCormick of Crescent, IA; and numerous cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Wilbert and Marie Potter, Dave and Faye Garber and Harold McCormick, Sr.; stepfather, Fred McCormick; and stepbrother, Brad McCormick.