William Porter Jr.

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GASTONIA - William Harris Porter Jr., 90, formerly of Meadville, Pa., passed away Aug. 11, 2014, at his home.

He was born in Sharon, Pa., son of the late William Harris Porter Sr. and Rebecca Curran Porter.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday in the Colonial Chapel of Carothers Funeral Home, Gas-tonia.

Interment will take place on Tuesday at Greendale Cemetery in Meadville.

Mr. Porter is survived by his wife, Wanda Yount Porter of Gastonia; daughters, Valerie Heafner and husband Tim, of Rutherfordton, Penny Rimmer of Gastonia; sister, Martha Grace Dragosavic of Dela-ware, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Carson Curran Porter, sister, Anna Louise Rowland and one granddaughter, Brooke Ellen Absher.

Local arrangements are in the care of Carothers Funeral Home, 312 W. 2nd Ave, Gastonia.

Online condolences may be placed at www.carothersfuneralhome.com.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Aug. 14, 2014
Arrangements under the direction of:
Carothers Funeral Home at Gaston Memorial Park
2205 Williamsburg Drive | Gastonia, NC 28054 | (704) 867-6337
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