Obituary and Service Information for Richard Porter

Porter, Richard

Date: Celebration Of Life: Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Visitation Location:
Good News Community Church, 2793 US Hwy 61, Festus, Missouri 63028

Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Time: 1:30 pm

Service Location:
Good News Community Church


Memorials, if desired, may be made to American Heart Association or Good News Community Church

Richard Chester Porter, age 76 of Festus entered into rest Saturday, November 10, 2018 at St Louis University Hospital. Rich retired from General Motors and was a life time member of Festus-Crystal City Elks Post 1721, volunteered for Jefferson County Meals On Wheels for 10 years and enjoyed woodworking, gardening and yard work. Born April 8, 1942, in Festus, Missouri, to the late Herbert and Lorraine (Juliette) Porter.

Survived by his loving family which includes his wife of 54 years, Faith (Thornton) Porter, son Timothy (Rosemary) Porter of New Port, NC, daughter, Audrey (Jim) Meda of St Louis, MO, brother, Clyde Porter of Rockfield, KY, sisters, Lillie Porter of Farmington, MO, Frances Willhelm of Farmington, MO, Ruth Neimann of Farmington, MO and Jeannnie (John) Andrews of Abilene, TX and 4 grandchildren, Ryan Meda, Rebecca, Jillian and Catherine Young.


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