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Kester F. "Pete" Porter

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Kester F. "Pete" Porter

Funeral services for Kester F. "Pete" Porter will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 17, 2013 at Philadelphia Baptist Church with Reverend Tom Jordan officiating. Burial will be in Philadelphia Cemetery under the direction of Hixson Brothers, Pineville.

The family requests that visitation be observed at Hixson Brothers, Pineville Sunday, June 16, 2013 from 4:00-9:00 p.m. and continued at the Church Monday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.

Mr. Porter, 79, of Deville, passed from this life on Friday, June 14, 2013 at Grace Home of Alexandria.

Mr. Porter was a U.S. Navy veteran. During his working life, he was the owner of Singer Sewing Machine Company, Alexandria and later an insurance salesman with Hixson Life Insurance/ Central State Life Insurance retiring after many years of service.

His parents, George E. and Annie Barron Porter; brother, John T. Porter, Sr.; sisters, Claudia Porter Couvillion, Valda Mae Porter Simmons, Eva Porter Leeper and Opal Porter Bryant, preceded him in death.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 53 years, Bobbie Lynn Miller Porter; sons, Carl Kevin Porter and wife, Danette and Eric Brandon Porter and wife, Stephanie; daughter, Charlotte Porter Wiggins and husband, Michael; sisters, Myrtis Porter Daigre, Mamie Porter Mayeaux and Pat Porter Taylor; grandchildren, Michael Jared Wiggins, Ryan Wiggins, Kaitlin Porter, Lexi Grace Porter, Gage Porter and Logan Porter; great grandchildren, Alyson Wiggins and Kaden Wiggins and a host of other family members and friends.

Pallbearers honored to serve will be Joe Gass III, Ryan Wiggins, Jared Wiggins, Kade Sigler, Trey Barber and Jess McClain.

Honorary pallbearers will be Gage Porter and Logan Porter.

The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital P.O. Box 3704, Memphis, Tennessee 38173-0704.

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Published in The Town Talk on June 16, 2013
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