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J. K. Porter

January 30, 1932 ~ April 3, 2022 (age 90)


J. K. Porter, age 90 of Hope, Arkansas passed away April 3, 2022. He was born near Point, Texas on January 20, 1932.

He was preceded in death by his parents Richard C. Porter and Lallie Porter, one brother Connie J. Porter and one sister Bobbie Perry.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Sovilla Porter and two sons: Ricky Porter and wife Shirley and Johnny Porter and wife Donna. Four grandchildren: Carrie Tollett and husband Matt, Jason Porter and wife Chaley, Hillery Tyler and husband Matt, and Ryan Porter and wife Allie and 12 great-grandchildren.

J. K. was a Korean War Verteran with a bronze star and then afterward began a long career building many businesses which includes cattle, logging, land, timber, trucking, sawmills and retail building products. He was a member of the Saratoga church of Christ.

Funeral services will be graveside only at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 4, 2022 at the Saratoga Cemetery, under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville.

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Graveside Service
April 4, 2022

2:00 PM
Saratoga Cemetery
2121 AR-355
Fulton, AR 71831

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