Kerry Alan Porter passed away peacefully to his heavenly home on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020 following advanced stage Parkinson’s disease.
He was born on Jan. 24, 1947 in Sweet Home, Ore. After graduating from Lowell High School, Kerry joined the United States Navy and served aboard the USS Aludra AF-55 from 1966-68. Kerry met and married his wife, Charlotte Franck Porter, and were married June 21, 1969 in Trent, Ore. They lived in Centralia, Wash. and Kerry worked at the Centralia Coal Mine for 33 years.
They had two sons, Christopher Sean and his wife Deborah Mullins Porter, and Matthew Alan and his wife Anne Martin Porter. Kerry is survived by wife Charlotte of Wenatchee, Wash.; brother Kent and his wife Karen; seven grandchildren Kaylee, Brayden, Taylor, Mackenzie, Garrett. Alexandra, and Kennedy; six great grandchildren Broxton, Blakely, Decklen, Kohen, Kamden and Koda; and was preceded in death by his grandparents, parents and oldest brother, along with many aunts and uncles.
Kerry was beloved as a husband, father, grandfather, great=grandfather and a fierce servant of God. He will be missed by all.