Obituary: Richard B. Porter, 79, of Milford

Richard B. Porter, age 79, husband of the late Carol Longacre Porter and longtime resident of Milford, passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at his home.

Born on August 1, 1934, he was the son of the late William C. and Marion Morris Porter.

Richard was proud of his service in the Army Airborne. He was a selfless man who gave everything to everyone he met. He was especially proud of his kids and grandkids, and thoroughly enjoyed his retirement.

He was also a diehard Atlanta Braves baseball fan. Richard was a great man who will be truly missed by all who knew him.

Richard is survived by his children, Sandi Porter, Richard Porter (Colleen), and Sheri Hulse (Greg); grandchildren Chris Porter, Geoffrey Hulse, Ashley Hulse, and Matthew Porter; step children Laurie Williams, Kara Taylor (Brad), and Melinda Kemp (Cliff); and step grandchildren Alyssa, Zack, Danielle, Colton; siblings William Porter, Carol Hubbell, and Sandra Porter; many loving nieces and nephews; and his first wife Pat Porter.

In addition to his wife Carol, Richard was predeceased by his step son Peter Williams.

Friends and family may call on Thursday, September 19th, 2013 from 10:30 to 11:30 am at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460. Burial will immediately follow at Kings Highway Cemetery, Cherry St. Milford, CT 06460.

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