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Larry Porter

November 27, 1945 — February 21, 2021

Born in Knoxville, TN on November 27, 1945 Departed on February 21, 2021 and resided in Bethpage, TN Visitation: Crestview Funeral HomeFriday February 26, 2021 4:00pm to 8:00pmSaturday February 27, 2021 10:00am to 11:00amCelebration of Life: Crestview Funeral HomeSaturday February 27, 2021 11:00amGraveside: Crestview Memory GardensSaturday February 27, 2021

Mr. Larry Porter, age 75, of Bethpage, passed away on February 21, 2021. He was born in Knoxville, TN on November 27, 1945 to the late Eugene and Gaibelle Porter.

Larry loved being outside. Most days, you could find him on his swing trying to feed the animals. He loved all things wildlife; his favorite past times was hunting and fishing. He was employed by AVCO Aerostructures and later Boeing Inc and worked on the international space station in Huntsville, AL. He loved his family and was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend who will be truly missed.

Larry is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Mrs. Jessie Porter; daughter, Heather Weldon; granddaughter, Mackenzie Weldon; sisters, Bonita (Kevin) Steele and Jeanie (Thomas) Dean; and a host of in laws, nieces, and nephews.

A life celebration will be held at 11am, Saturday, February 27th in the chapel of Crestview Funeral Home with burial in Crestview Memory Gardens. Family will receive friends from 4-8pm on Friday and again from 10-11am on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wounded Warriors Project.

The family would also like to say a special thank you to their wonderful and loving neighbors.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Larry Porter, please visit our flower store.


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