Richard Dale Porter, 68, of Woodlawn, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in the New River Valley Medical Center.
He was born in Carroll County on July 16, 1944, to Raymond and Martha Miller Porter.
Survivors include his mother and step-father, Martha and Carl Anderson; his daughter, Cindy Pugh; son and daughter-in-law, Nathan and Lynn Porter ,all of the Pipers Gap Community; three grandchildren and spouse; one great-grandchild, all of Galax; and sister and brother-in-law, Lois and David Wilson of Mount Airy, N.C.
A funeral was held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Galax Church of God of Prophecy with Pastor Titus Anderson and the Rev. Russell Austin officiating. Burial followed in the Crooked Creek Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Galax Church of God of Prophecy Building Fund.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.