Marion Porter

August 24, 1926 - October 13, 2016

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Marion Francis Porter, 90, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Thursday, October 13, 2016 in London Health & Rehabilitation Center, London, Ohio.
Marion was born August 24, 1926 in Holmesville, Ohio. Marion proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II and later worked as a pipeline foreman.
Marion is survived by his son, Shane Douglas (Lisa) Porter of Thornville, Ohio; his step-daughter, Nancy Snyder; his grandchildren, Patricia (Nathan) Porter-Cooksey, Deborah (Gary) Johnson, Amy (Dave) Fannin, Jennifer (David) Wood, Barbie Holycross, Tami Walker, Robin Lawrence, Brenda Cantrell, and Scott Cantrell; and his numerous great grandchildren.
Marion was preceded in death by his parents, his father, Cecil Leroy Porter and his mother, Leona Pearl (Mullen) and Ralph Brown; his wife, Jennie Louise Porter; his step-daughter, Linda Cantrell; his sisters, Marilyn LaVaughn Porter and Maxine Pearl (Dick) Ludwig; his brother, Malcolm LeRoy “Lefty” (Bessie) Porter.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in the SKILLMAN, McDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. The family will receive friends for 2 hours prior to the service from 11-1 PM. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Karen Wahlert - HR - Oct 17, 2016

I am so sorry to hear of your grandfather’s passing. I hope it brings you some comfort to know he is now in God’s hands.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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