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Jack Porter

April 27, 1934 — June 4, 2013

Born in Hartford, KY on April 27, 1934 Departed on June 4, 2013 and resided in Nashville, TN

PORTER, H.M. "Jack" – Age 79 years, of Nashville, TN, passed away June 4, 2013. Preceded in death by parents, H.M. Porter, Sr. & Artie Brown Porter. Survived by wife, Sherry Cowan Porter; daughter, Pamala Jamey West; son, Bart Coker; sister, Janet Willis Hankla; grandchildren, Lyndsay Russell, Jon Russell, and Abby West. He was a graduate of the University of Kentucky BS & MBA, and a US Veteran. He was retired after years of service at HCA & Health Trust International from 1970-1993., CEO of Edgefield & Southern Hills Hospital, of Nashville. Director of Development HCA International Pan Asia Region, Singapore, and Director of Development at both HCA & Health Trust International. Jack was an avid reader and a UK basketball and boating enthusiast, and a world traveler. He enjoyed exotic cooking, gardening and time with his family and friends. The Life Celebration service will be on Friday, June 7. 2013, at 1pm, at the West Harpeth Funeral Home. Special thanks to the staff ICU/ICCU of Southern Hills Hospital and Physicians Dr. Matthew Brust and Mary McElaney. Visitation will begin on Friday from 11am until the service hour at WEST HARPETH FUNERAL HOME, 6962 Charlotte Pike; 352-9400

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