Wilkesboro – Michael Stephen Porch, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on August 28, 2014 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital. He was born July 8, 1955, son of Patty Barker Plemmons and the late Dorsey Porch.
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In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one brother, Dean Porch.
Steve was a member of Dry Pond's Baptist Church and was employed by Lowe's Company as a Con-tact Center Sales Agent. He served over 20 years as a police officer for Belmont, Hudson, and Granite Falls Police Departments.
Mr. Porch is survived by three sons, Josh and wife Tanessa Porch of Hudson, Clint Porch and Dean'na of Sawmills, Matthew Porch of Granite Falls; one daughter, Natalie Porch of Granite Falls; one sister, Donna and husband Bob Barnhill of McAdenville; one granddaughter, Bayleigh Porch of Hudson; three nephews, David and wife Denise Sorrow of Stanley, Todd Sorrow of Belmont, and Brian Porch of Dallas; one niece, Amanda Sorrow of Belmont; and an uncle, Gene Barker of Springwood section of Gastonia.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 6-8 P.M. at Mackie Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at Berea Baptist Church in South Point, NC on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 at 4 P.M. with Rev. Dr. Rick Crouse and Rev. Wayne White officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Those serving as pallbearers are: David Sorrow, Todd Sorrow, Kirby Anderson, Bob Barnhill, Jimmy Morgan, and Brian Porch.
Mackie Funeral Home is serving the family. You may view the obituary online at www.mackiefh.com
Mackie Funeral Home
35 Duke St
Granite Falls, NC 28630
Published in Gaston Gazette on Sept. 1, 2014