Mr. Porter was born in Shunk on February 7, 1923 and moved to Fort Meade, FL fulltime from Canton, PA in 2000, after being a winter visitor for many years. He was a retired home furnishing retailer and a member of the New Life Baptist Church in Fort Meade.
Mr. Porter was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Norma Porter; son, Eugene C. Porter.
Funeral services was held Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Hancock Funeral Home, 945 E. Broadway, Fort Meade, FL with Rev. Joe Parrish officiating.
Interment will be in the East Canton Cemetery.
Arrangements in Florida are being handled by Hancock Funeral Home, 945 E. Broadway, Fort Meade, FL, and in Pennsylvania by Morse-Kleese Funeral Home, 94 North Center St., Canton, PA 17724