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Eugene Edward Porter: Loris

1935 – 2021

     Eugene Edward Porter passed away on Friday, Dec. 17, at his home in Loris. He was 86.

     Born March 3, 1935 in Loris, he was the son of the late Lacy Porter and the late Mary Frances Elliott Porter.

    Mr. Porter served his country with courage, honor, and distinction in the United States Air Force and was a member of Lawndale Baptist Church.

     Survivors include his two step-sons, Marshall Jacobs Porter of Loris and Carl Jacobs and wife Mary of Cartersville, Georgia; two step-daughters, Nancy Pogue and husband Jim of Aynor and Karin Bingley and husband Frank of Market Harbourgh, England; two sisters, Mildred Streeper of Visalia, California and Faye Faulk of Greensboro; a cousin, Merritt H. Porter and wife Saundra; and an aunt Vera Graham.

     In addition to his parents, Mr. Porter was predeceased by his wife, Ann Elizabeth Coe Porter; his brother, Lloyd Porter; and daughter-in-law Mary Causey Porter.

     A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, at Holly Hill Cemetery with Rev. Tom Gordon officiating.

     Memorials may be made to Lawndale Baptist Church at 4717 Hwy. 66, Loris, SC 29569.

     A guest register is available here.