Walter Harold "Roy" Porter, 86, of Austinville, passed away on Monday, March 3, 2014 at Grayson Nursing and Rehab. Mr. Porter was born in Carroll County to the late Roy and Rosie Flanagan Porter.
Survivors include his wife, Esther M. Porter of the home; daughters, Alease VanNorman of Colorado Springs, CO and Carolyn Phillips of Hillsville; five grandchildren, Pamela Ayers, Tracie Cowan, Shon Phillips, Brian VanNorman, and Jason VanNorman; six great grandchildren, Kierstin, Kole, Lexi, Landon, Jackson, and Dorothy; one great-great granddaughter, Laila; and siblings, Linkie Abbott of Roanoke, Bernie Abbott of Roanoke, and Holly Schickler of Arlington.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 7, 2014 at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel at 1:00 PM with Pastor Rick Mathena and Pastor Chip Neely officiating. Burial will follow in the Beasley Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM. Flowers would be appreciated; however donations may be made to Open Door Christian Church 690 Training Center Road, Hillsville, VA 24343 or the
. A guestbook is available online by visiting www.vaughanguynnandmcgrady.com. Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel is serving the family.