Bobby Porter

September 24, 2013

Bobby Porter, joined his heavenly Father on Monday. He graduated from Kennedy (AL) High School before attending Univ. of North Alabama in Florence. He served four years in the US Air Force before embarking on a career that spanned four decades in Birmingham, where he was a member of SMBC and taught Sunday School. He later retired to LaGrange, GA.

Mr. Porter was preceded in death by his parents, Alon and Geneva Porter of Kennedy. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Jeanette Porter of LaGrange, GA; son: Steve Porter (wife, Jennifer) of LaGrange, son Mickey Porter (wife, Deana) of Hogansville, GA; grandsons: Will and Tyler Porter of Hogansville; sisters: Jan Porter Cockrell (husband, Roger) of Northport, AL, Jean Porter West of Wilsonville, AL, and Joan Porter (husband Joe Adams) of Cullman, AL. Mr. Porter influenced the lives of numerous nieces and nephews (incl. Courtney, Kalyn, Mary, Summer, Kathryn, Brad, Chase and Brian ).

A memorial service for friends and family will be held on Thurs. Sept. 26 from 4-7 PM (eastern time) at 24 Pyne Place in LaGrange, GA.

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