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Morris Porter

Virginia Beach - Morris (John) G. Porter,90, passed away Wednesday, August 8th, 2018, at Bayside Hospital in Va. Beach. He was born in Cummington, MA to the late Jesse and Myrle B. (Streeter) Porter and was a graduate of William and Mary. Morris served his country with the United States Navy for 4yrs. After getting out of the military, Morris worked for NARF as an aircraft mechanic and retired in 1982. He also ran his own lawncare business for 20yrs as he loved being outside in the fresh air. After retirement he would make trips up home to Massachusetts to visit a host of nieces of nephews. He was an avid dancer and had a love for country music. He also enjoyed fishing, family trips to the mountains and his daily visits with his Dunkin Donuts family on Holland Road. Morris is predeceased by a son, George W. Porter and 9 brothers and sisters. He is survived by his loving daughters Kathy Sermons and Linda Lea Assaid (Joe), 2 granddaughters Amanda Sermons and Caitlin Sheehan and 2 great grandchildren Nolan and Abigail who were the apple of his eye. Along with several nieces and nephews that reside in Massachusetts. A special niece Daryl, her husband Tom and 2 children Jessica and Jonathan Walsh whom have traveled from Massachusetts to Virginia for the last 20yrs to visit which meant the world to him. The funeral will be held Saturday August 18th, 2018 at 1:30pm at Immanuel Baptist Church which is located at 1012 N. Battlefield Blvd Chesapeake, VA 23320. Burial will be held at a later date at the Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery. Please join the family immediately after the service for refreshments in the church social hall. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to .

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Published in The Virginian Pilot on Aug. 12, 2018
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