Jim Henry Porter, Jr

October 28, 1944 - January 30, 2013
Resided in Calhoun Falls, SC


Jim Henry Porter, Jr., 68, husband of Linda Brown Porter, of Calhoun Falls died Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Self Regional Medical Center in Greenwood. He was born in Abbeville to the late Jim Henry Porter, Sr. and Florine Moore Porter. Mr. Porter served his country in the United States Army and retired from Westpoint Stevens Plant with many years of service. Mr. Porter was a dedicated member of the Masonic Lodge 283, the Order of the Eastern Star, the Hejaz Shrine Temple and Northside Baptist Church in Calhoun Falls.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years of the home; a son, Jim H. Porter, III, of Calhoun Falls; a daughter, Kela Martin, and her husband, Andy, of London, KY; three sisters, Martha Jane Brown, of Summerville, SC, Sue M. Porter of Greenwood and Ruby White and her husband, Roger, of Calhoun Falls; and five grandchildren, Andrew, Bethany, Jim "Bubba," IV, Addison and Carson.
The family will receive friends from 1:30PM to 2:30PM Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Harris Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 3:00PM in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jerry Dalton and Rev. Mike McMinn officiating. Burial with military and masonic rites will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
The family is at the home.
Flowers will be accepted and memorial contributions, in memory of Mr. Porter, may be sent to Self Regional Healthcare Foundation, Cancer Center Fund, 1325 Spring Street, Greenwood, SC 29646.
A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.harrisfuneral.com.
HARRIS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES of Abbeville is assisting the Porter family.


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Harris Funeral Home
302 N.Main St.
Abbeville, SC US 29620
Saturday, February 2, 2013
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Harris Funeral Home Chapel
302 N.Main St.
Abbeville, SC US 29620
Saturday, February 2, 2013
3:00 PM
Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
Hwy 72
Abbeville, SC US 29620
Saturday, February 2, 2013

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