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George Lewis Porter

December 16, 1954 ~ January 4, 2022 (age 67)

Obituary

George "Rod" Lewis Porter, 67, passed away on Tuesday, January 4, 2022. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida on December 16, 1954 to the late George Adren and Mable Elouise (Lane) Porter. He was predeceased in death by his son, Luke Adren, and sister, Clara Dale Porter Henry. He is survived by his son, Daniel Ray Porter, and three sisters, Jane Bennett (Gene), Donna Sue Porter, and Laverne Harrison (Johnny). He had many nieces and nephews. His grew up in Jacksonville, Florida and was a1972 graduate of Ribault High School where he made many lifetime friendships. Many of his friends were musicians and played in bands. He, too, played guitar and maintained a love of music his entire life. He later married and settled in Bryceville, where he raised two sons Luke Adren and Daniel Ray. He loved being a dad and roaming the woods with his boys and pursued many other father and son adventures throughout the years. He spent the last year of his life in a rehab facility where he was winning a battle to regain his ability to walk again after injuries, he received in a car accident November 7, 2020.  He entered a rehab facility on December 22, 2020, and exactly one year later he left the rehab facility only to be admitted to St. Vincent's hospital for Covid. He lost his battle with Covid January 4, 2022. He will always be loved and missed by family and friends. Services will be held at Brandy Branch Baptist Church January 8, at 11 am, with Rev. Terry Yerby officiating.  The family will receive friends at the church starting at 10am on Saturday.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 8, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Brandy Branch Baptist Church

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 8, 2022

11:00 AM
Brandy Branch Baptist Church

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