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 James Joseph Porter, Sr

James Joseph Porter, Sr

Birth
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA
Death 17 Nov 2012 (aged 86)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA
Burial Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 101028644 · View Source
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James Joseph Porter Sr., 86, passed away after an extended illness on November 17, 2012, in the arms of his loving wife, Naomi.

Jim was born in Council Bluffs on September 23, 1926, the son of the late Joseph and Jennie Porter. He attended Abraham Lincoln High School and served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Jim and Naomi Helms were married on February 28, 1945. Jim was a stationary engineer first class for Swift and Company in Omaha for more than 25 years. In addition, he was a certified welder and certified in air conditioning as well. He retired in 1989 and he and Naomi traveled around the U.S., first on motorcycles and later in RV's. They drove twice to Alaska over the Trans Canadian Highway. He moved to Myakka City, Florida in January of 2012 after living his life in Council Bluffs.

He was preceded in death on December 25, 1987, by his only child, James Joseph Porter Jr., who was a Vietnam veteran.

Jim is survived by his wife of 68 years Naomi; his daughter-in-law, Dr. Paula Porter of Myakka City, Florida and her significant other, Dennis Gilson. Jim was beloved by his wife's many nieces and nephews and friends.

Obituary & Photo is from The Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory


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  • Created by: Memories 4 ever
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101028644
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Joseph Porter, Sr (23 Sep 1926–17 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101028644, citing Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Memories 4 ever (contributor 47377364) .