Obituary of Ronald Eugene Porter

Mr. Ronald E. Porter, age 59, husband of Lynn Benjamin-Porter of 3309 Highway 187 South, Anderson, SC, died Sunday, July 15, 2007 at the AnMed Health Medical Center in Anderson.

Born in Anderson, SC on September 27, 1947, Mr. Porter was a son of the late Roy Lee Porter and Lois Roberta Powell Porter. He was a United States Army Military Policeman during the Vietnam Era and was retired from Davis Electrical.

Survivors include his wife, Lynn Benjamin-Porter of the home; son, Ron Porter and his wife, Crystal; daughter, Tracie Heaton and her husband, Andy; brother, Leroy Porter, all of Anderson; sister, Earlene Walter and her husband Joe of Watkinsville, GA and two grandchildren, Conner Heaton and Reagan Porter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, James C. “Jimmy” Porter.

A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, July 18, 2007 at 11:00 am at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with Pastor Albert Strickland officiating. The family will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 17, 2007 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The family will be at the residence. Flowers are optional.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621. A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements.

SOURCE: Ronald E. Porter obituary, Anderson, South Carolina, Independent-Mail, Tuesday, 17 July 2007

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