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William "Bill" Porter III

1933 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
William "Bill" Porter III Obituary
The Service of Remembrance for Mr. William H. "Bill" Porter III, age 82, of Inverness, Florida, will be held 4:00 PM, Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes with Pastor John Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Inverness, Florida. The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM, Wednesday at the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes.
He was born November 27, 1933 in St. Louis, MO, son of the late William and Helene (Sasser) Porter. He died June 24, 2016 in Inverness, FL.
He was a lifelong resident of Inverness. Mr. Porter worked as a Inspector for Florida Department of Agriculture for 30 years. After his retirement he opened Porter Jewelers, Bushnell, FL.
Bill was a member of Citrus Masonic Lodge #118 F&AM and Ocala Consistory Scottish Rite and a member of the First Baptist Church of Inverness.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen (Wear) Porter and daughter, Virginia Leigh "Ginger" Porter. Survivors include 2 sons, William "Hal" Porter of Inverness, FL, and Conrad (Pam) Porter of Lake Panasoffkee, FL, daughter, Beth (Mike) Anderson of Inverness, FL, along with 3 grandchildren, Matthew Porter, Aaron Porter and Nathan Anderson and a host of loving extended family. Special thanks to the crew of loving caregivers.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneral
Home.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on June 26, 2016
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