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Eddie Ray Porter
Date of Death or Service Oct 17, 2016
Eddie Ray Porter

 Eddie Ray Porter, age 82 of Dickson, died on October 13, 2016.  Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 16, 2016 from 4pm until 8pm, and on Monday from 10am until the time of service.  A funeral service is scheduled for Monday, October 17, 2016 at 2pm at the Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Picard officiating.  Place of rest will be in the Union Cemetery.   For those desiring, memorials may be made to the Pond Presbyterian Church. 

Mr. Porter was born March 4, 1934 in Dickson County.  He was a son of the late Wayne Nesbitt Porter and Mary Thelma Smith Porter Siler.  He had a great love for baseball and football.  He was retired from BellSouth where he worked as a cable repairman with 36 years of service to the company.  He attended services at the Pond Presbyterian Church. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Jeanette Hughes Porter; and a son, Eddie Ray Porter Jr.; 2 brothers, Billy Porter, and Clifford Porter.

He is survived by his daughter, Cindy Madewell and her husband, Tommy of Charlotte, TN; 4 sons, Jeff Porter of Dickson, Ronnie Porter of Dickson, Tony Porter and his wife, Chrissy of Dickson, Chris Porter and his wife, Patti of Dickson; 7 Grandchildren; 2 Great Grandchildren.   


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