Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


February 22, 2014

Proctor B. Porter - 1921-2014

ASHLAND — Proctor B. Porter, 92, of Ashland, formerly of Catlettsburg, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Wurtland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Proctor was born May 23, 1921, in Elliott County, a son of the late Francis Marion and Ida Johnson Porter. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Juanita F. Dyer Porter.

Proctor was a retired welder with Ashland Coal Co. and  served in the U.S. Army.

Surviving are six sons, Harold Porter of Ashland, Roger Porter of Missouri, Winford Porter of Cannonsburg, Keith Porter of Ashland, Bill Jr. Porter of Missouri and David Porter of Russell; two daughters, Sandra Koon of Catlettsburg and Anita Porter of Ashland; two sisters, Janie Brewer of Ashland and Anna Belle Stewart of Ashland; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at Lazear Funeral Home in Ashland. Burial will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland.

Friends may call after 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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