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Richard "Dick" Porter
Date of Death or Service Jun 11, 2016
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Richard “Dick” Porter, age 79 of Dickson, died on June 3, 2016 at the Alive Hospice Residence in Nashville, TN. Visitation will begin on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 2pm at the Taylor Funeral Home. A Masonic service will be held at 3:45pm and a memorial service will begin at 4pm with Bro.Sanders Peeler and Bro Mitch Stevens speaking. Place of rest will be in the Williams addition of the Union Cemetery with Bro. Boyd Nash presenting the committal service. For those desiring, memorials may be made to the Oak Avenue Church of Christ, or to the Dickson County Help Center.

Mr. Porter was born May 6, 1937 in Old Hickory, TN. He was a graduate of Austin Peay State University. He served his Country in the United States Navy. Dick was an accountant for the former Burns Stone Company. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #468 and the Al Menah Shrine. Mr. Porter was a member of the Oak Avenue Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard Rhodes Porter and Ruby McLarren Porter; brother, Donald E. Porter; sisters, Linda Porter Berard, and Glenda Raye Porter; grandson, Keith Adcox.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Norma Baker Porter; daughters, Kathy Stevens of Dickson, Cindy K. Hurt of Dickson, and Marsha Travis of White Bluff; his brother, Noel Wayne Porter of Lawrenceburg, TN; 8 Grandchildren, Baker Travis, Dani Travis, Dena Woodard, Rebecca Roach, Amber Fleet, Dione Baker, Abigail Ferrell, Adam Hurt; 10 Great Grandchildren; and 2 Great Great Grandchildren.

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