Dolson James Porter

Dolson James Porter

Dolson James Porter
June 24 1943 -February 10, 2017

WENDELL – Dolson James Porter, 73, died Friday with his family surrounding him. He was born in Blossburg, PA to the late Addison Charles & Etta Mae McNeal Porter. He served his country during the Vietnam War in the U. S. Army. He was retired from Pinkerton & also volunteered with the fire department for 30 years. He raised his children and loved them more than life itself.

He is survived by his children Cheri Cranmer (Jeff) of Wendell, Estee Porter of Asheville, Chad D. Porter (Tracey) of Garner, Ciara Young (Lee) of Wendell, his beloved grandchildren Elena, Gibby, Chad, Kaitlyn, Kristen, C.J., Ronnie, Jordan, Kayla, R.J. & precious great grandchildren Lil E, Baby Charles, Summer, Bubba & Henry, Jordyn & Paisley, as well as many cherished family members in his hometown of Canton, PA.

Visitation will be at Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W Third St. Wendell on February 13, from 1:30-2:45, service at 3:00, burial to follow in Greenmount Cemetery with military honors.

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  • Tim Mullen Posted June 27, 2021 6:00 am

    My sincere condolences to the Porter families of Pennsylvania and North Carolina upon learning of the passing of someone that his parents and siblings only called by the affectionate nickname “Doggie.” Thank you for the wonderful photo. May the Lord who knows when one sparrow falls from the sky watch over you and comfort you during this time of grief and loss. He has gone to join his parents and siblings Charlie, Willis “Butchy,” Addison Dean “Deanie,” Rosemarie “Rosie,” Michael and Mabel.

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