Steven Charles Porter October 29, 1957 - October 4, 2017 CASA DE ORO Steve was born in Grossmont Hospital on October 29, 1957 to Velma and Severin "Glenn" Porter and passed away this month on October 4th. During his childhood he developed a close relationship with his dad and was also closed to his mother and was always finding ways to help her throughout his life.Steve graduated from Grossmont High School in la Mesa, CA. and went to work for U Haul at age 17. Most of those years he managed a U Haul franchise both in San Diego and in Escondido. For 27 years he managed a Rhino Lining business. He was very well liked by his employees, and the customers who always knew he could be counted on for good service. Steve joined his father and brother to become a member of San Diego Elks Lodge #168. He felt his life was complete when he married Cheryl Quinn at Lake Tahoe on July 4, 1997. One of the things they enjoyed most was traveling together both in the U.S. and abroad.He had many friends and several of them were there to support him during the last year of his life as he dealt with his advancing cancer.Steve's parents and brother, Glenn Richard, predeceased him. He is survived by his loving wife, Cheryl Quinn, his daughter, Kelly Kae Porter, his nephew, Jason and wife Autumn Porter, his grand-nephews, Bryce, Aden and Liam Porter, and Autumn's children, Anson and Ayla Barber and his aunt Della Cole. Steve will be inurned at Holy Cross Cemetery Mausoleum is San Diego.In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Steven Porter's memory to Father Joe's Villages, 3350 E St. San Diego, CA 92102.
Published by San Diego Union-Tribune on Oct. 22, 2017.