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Wallace Johnson Porter, Jr

Roanoke, Roanoke City, Virginia, USA
Death 29 Oct 2012
Virginia, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 100011859 · View Source
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Wallace Johnson Porter Jr., 81, of Salem, went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 29, 2012. He was born in Roanoke, a son of the late Wallace J. Porter Sr. and Fern Basham Porter and had been an area resident for most of his life. He served with the United States Air Force during the Korean War, and was stationed in New Mexico and England. An accomplished Art Director, he was employed with several area businesses through out his career and was the former owner and operator of Olde Salem Galleries.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Wallace J. "Tony" Porter III; and a sister, Blondell Williams.

Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 3, 2012, at the chapel of John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home, Salem. The Rev. Jim Herron will officiate. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be private. Arrangements by John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home, Salem.
Published in Roanoke Times on November 1, 2012


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