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Monroe Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Saturday April 22nd, 2017
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Winn Funeral Home
Saturday April 22nd, 2017

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Reuben Taylor Porter

Reuben Taylor Porter, age 77, died on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Glasgow, Kentucky, where he lived for 15 years.  He grew up in Jamestown, NY on a farm and after finishing high school, he graduated from college in 1961 with an Associate's Degree in Diesel Technology from Alfred State Tech in Alfred, NY.  He joined the USAF in 1962, retiring in 2001.  He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a retired USAF (Master Sergeant), and member of the American Legion.  He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, getting to know and serve anyone he met, especially his wonderful neighbors.  He was an electrician, drove school buses and motor coaches.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lyman Porter and Ellen Taylor Porter and two brothers, Roger Porter and Roy Porter.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Edna Quist Porter; seven children, Timothy Porter (Lorianne Walker) of Keller, TX; Michael Porter (Kristen Johnson) of Hendersonville, TN; Andrew Porter of Provo, UT; Steven Porter (Bonnie Riley) of Alexandria, VA; Ellen Hardee (Preston Hardee) of Millwood, GA; Susan Haroldsen (Brent Haroldsen) of Fresno, CA; Heather Porter of Arlington, VA; and 17 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Winn Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Evergreen Cemetery in Park City.  Visitation at Winn Funeral Home on Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.  Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of contributions to D.A.V. Chapter #20.

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A candle was lit in memory of Reuben Porter

Jon Deckard Apr 20 2017 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Apr 20 2017 12:00 AM

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A SHADES OF ELEGANCE was sent on April 20, 2017

Dearest Heather, Our hearts are saddened by your loss. May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you and find peace and love in the memories you cherish. May God bless you and your family. With our deepest love and affection. Sathia, Jessica, Stacey, Lisa, and Amanda

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