Originally created 12/31/06

Robert J. Porter (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)



BEECH ISLAND, S.C. - Funeral Services for Mr. Robert J. Porter, 68, of Beech Island Avenue, Beech Island, SC, who died December 29, 2006 will be conducted Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock from the Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home. Chaplin Alan Faulkner officiating. Interment in Pineview Memorial Gardens. Mr. Porter was a native of Winsted, Connecticut, a former resident of North Augusta, having made Beech Island his home for the past 25 years. He was retired from Kimberly-Clark and an Episcopalian. Survivors include his wife Richie Lou Freeman Porter; three sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Tonya Porter, North Augusta, David and Wanda Porter, Evans and Douglas and Melissa Bennett, Beech Island; three daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Jimmy Morrison, Clearwater, Lori and Ron Rau and Donna Lee and Phillip Teague, all of North Augusta; a step brother, Bob McCarthy, Winsted, Conn.; two sisters, Gerri Kehoe, Pasadena, CA and Leona Allyn, Canaan, Conn; nine grandchildren; his friend and mother of his children Donna Porter, North Augusta. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday evening from 6 to 8. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1725, Augusta, GA 30903. Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803.278.1181). Visit the registry online at www.poseyfuneralhome.com . Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-December 31, 2006