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James Porter

1935 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
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Porter, James
1935 - 2018
James (Jim) K. Porter, born February 26, 1935 to the late Luther and Helen (Searles) Porter, passed away at home, February 1, 2018 at the age of 82. Survived by brother, Ronald L. Porter of Columbus, Ohio; 3 nieces, Cheryl (Harold) Sharrock, Renee Wallace and Robin (Bill) Baisden; 2 nephews, Ricky (Stacy) Porter and Patrick Porter. Jim graduated from Linden McKinley High School, served 8 years in the Naval Reserve, received a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University and retired from ODOT Test Lab. He was an avid sportsman and a die hard Cleveland Indians Fan. Jim had several accomplishments that he was proud of such as a lifetime member of The Ohio Gun Club and his distinguished service to the orchestra at Picnic With The Pops. He will be sadly missed by all who loved him. Visitation will be Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 5-8 PM at the O. R. WOODYARD CO. NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 2990 Bethel Rd., where the funeral will be Wednesday at 10:30 AM. Interment in Union Cemetery to follow. Share memories at www.orwoodyard.com
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 4, 2018
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