Lawrence Richard Porter

Lawrence Richard Porter age 80 of Rutherfordton, NC died Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Hospice House. A native of Pepperell, MA he was the son of the late Ralph Whitney and Bessie Helen Wheeler Porter. He was a retired plumber.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Brenda Dodge Porter of the home; daughter Wendy Whitlock of Spindale; son Tim Porter and daughter-in-law Tina of Rutherfordton; five grandchildren; two great grandchildren; sister, Peggy Rollo of Boynton Beach, FL and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will be receiving friends on Saturday May 6th at 2:00PM at Crowe’s Mortuary and Crematory.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.

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Crowe’s Mortuary is assisting the Porter family.