Porter, James L

James Lionel Porter, 74, of Jeffersonville, Indiana passed away Saturday, October 3, 2020 at Baptist Floyd Hospital in New Albany, Indiana. Funeral service will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Hillcrest Cemetery with Minister Bill Banks officiating. James was born September 11, 1946 in Huntington a son of the late Harold “Pedo” and Mary Elizabeth Spangler Porter. He was a retired manufacturing executive. Survivors include his beloved wife Karen Kesterson Porter; one son and daughter-in-law Jeffrey Porter (Julie); one daughter Whitney Porter-Donovan; six grandchildren Brett, Brooke, Brandon Porter and Riley, Paige and Devin Donovan; two brothers and sisters-in-law Dr. David Porter (Kim) and Terry Porter (Deborah). Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. The family respectfully request the use of mask and social distancing during the visitation and the day of the service. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

2 Replies to “Porter, James L”

  1. I am saddened by the loss of the oldest of the three Porter Brothers, my cousins and friends all. Growing up they always reminded me of the TV series “My Three Sons.” I do not know a finer group of guys, and Jimmy’s loss will be much felt, although we know he has gone to a far better place where we hope to follow. My condolences to and prayers for the entire Porter family. May God give you peace and comfort you now and in the days ahead.

  2. Karen, Whitney and all

    Mike and I were so sorry to hear about Jim. Have many fond memories of the Porters and Dishman’s over the kids years in school. Our condolences to all

    Mike and Nancy Dishman

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