LAPORTE, James Anthony "Jimmy", age 78, of Montgomery, AL passed away quietly in his sleep at home on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 following a brave and extended battle with cancer. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. from Prattville Memorial Chapel with Reverend Gary Burton officiating. Interment will follow in Prattville Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends on Friday evening at Prattville Memorial from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. "Jimmy" was born on February 27, 1936 in Hagerstown, MD to the late Anthony and Pauline (Stoner) LaPorte. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 44 years, Dorothy Jeffcoat LaPorte; one daughter, Lisa Hill (Mack); one son Tony LaPorte (Robin); three grandchildren, Mackenzi Hill, Mason Hill, and Dylan LaPorte; one brother, Mickey LaPorte (Lois) of Hagerstown, MD. He worked for Koppers Industry for 43 years. He was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather and will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Pallbearers will be Mack Hill, Mason Hill, Joe Roark, Wayne Jeffcoat, Cecil Pierce and Leonard Monfee.
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Published in the Montgomery Advertiser on Mar. 20, 2014