The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

December 11, 2012

Jim D. Porter


The Joplin Globe

GALENA, Kan. — Jim D. Porter, age 73, Galena, Kan., passed away on Sunday Dec. 9, 2012, at his home, following a long illness.

Jim was born on Mar. 24, 1939, in Galena, the son of the late Walter and Faye (Ingel) Porter. He has been a lifetime resident. He served his country in the United States Army. He worked as a salesman for Herman Lumber, Meeks Lumber, and Breckels.

He is survived by one son, Michael Scott Porter and wife, Deb, Galena; one daughter, Shanna Cramer, Carl Junction, Mo.; one brother, David Porter and wife, Kathy, Galena; two sisters, Patricia Neal and husband, Hobert, Quapaw, Okla. and Alice Girton and husband, Richard, Galena; three grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

A Memorial Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mason-Woodard Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be given to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.