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Mr. Ray R. Porter

Obituary for Mr. Ray R. Porter

June 16, 1930 - May 26, 2018
Easley, South Carolina | Age 87


Ray Porter
Easley, SC

Mr. Ray Robert Porter, 87, husband of Helen Dillard Porter, went to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday, May 26, 2018.

Born in Easley, a son of the late John William and Essie Duncan Porter, Mr. Porter retired from Liberty Life Insurance Company with twenty-eight years of service. He was an active member of Enon Baptist Church, serving as deacon and Sunday school teacher for many years. Ray loved the outdoors where he spent his time fishing and gardening.

Surviving, in addition to his loving wife of sixty-eight years, are two sons, Jimmy Porter (Kathy) and Randy Porter (Fallon), all of Easley; a daughter, Elaine Porter Benjamin (Randall) of Easley; six grandchildren, Trina Grimes, Jason Benjamin, Zach Porter, Josh Porter, Julie Lowe and Ashley Trent; and fourteen great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Mr. Porter was predeceased by three brothers, Lee, Grady and Troy Porter and two sisters, Pauline Ragsdale and Ruth Kircus.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, May 29, 2018 in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until 1:45 PM Tuesday at the funeral home, prior to the service.

The family is at the home.

Memorials may be made to the Enon Baptist Church Building Fund, 871 Enon Church Road, Easley, SC 29640.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff members of Homestead Hospice and Oakview Park Assisted Living for the love and care they provided for Mr. Porter.

Condolences may be expressed online at or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, Easley, which is assisting the family.

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Memorials may be made to the Enon Baptist Church Building Fund, 871 Enon Church Road, Easley, SC 29640.

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305 West Main Street
Easley, SC 29640
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