Edward V. Porter (1915-2009)
Edward V. Porter, 94, of Raceland, Ky., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
Mr. Porter was born Aug. 3, 1915, in South Point, Ohio, a son of the late Edgar McClure and Susan Pearl Gibson Porter. He was also preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary Nichols Porter, on Oct. 31, 2009; his stepmother, Lettie Porter; three brothers, Lawrence Porter, Hershel Porter and Clyde Porter; and a sister, Lillian Porter.
He was a retired foreman for C&O Railroad after 29 years of service.
Surviving are two daughters, Christie Fannin of Ashland and Carolyn Tingler of Worthington, Ky.; two sons, Edward (Sylvia) Porter of Richmond, Ky., and Paul Vernon (Darless) Porter of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; a brother, Rex Porter of Farmers, Ky.; 11 grandchildren, John Porter, David Porter, Steven Porter, Andrew Fannin, Brian Porter, Nick Fannin, Lisa Porter, Joseph McClure Tingler, Bret Porter, Anita Porter and Jimmy Porter; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, at Evans Funeral Home in Raceland by Pastor Paul Neal. Entombment will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Ashland.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Community Hospice Care Center, 2330 Pollard Road, Ashland, KY 41101