Clearwater- Walt A. “Buddy” Porter, age 80, ret. Boeing transportation, longtime Viola Lions Club member, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019. Visitation, 9am-7pm, Wednesday, October 30, 2019, with family present 5:30-7pm. Services, 10am, Thursday, October 31, 2019, BOTH at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary Chapel, Clearwater.
Walt "Buddy" was born on Tuesday, May 16, 1939 in Wellington, Kansas. He was the oldest of two sons born to John Clarence "Bud" Porter and Carol "Alene" Miller Porter. On August 20, 1994, he was united in marriage to Nancy, in Wichita, Kansas.
Preceded by his wife, Nancy (Hockett) Porter; parents, Bud and Alene (Miller) Porter; niece, Kelly. Survivors: son, Clay Porter of Cheney; daughter, Jill (Joe) Romines of Clearwater; step-children, Kimberly (Brad) Mize, Scott (Michelle) Hamill, Alex (Lisa) Hamill, Kris (Maria) Hamill, Phil (Maricel) Hamill; brother, Chuck (Schari) Porter; nieces & nephews, Cris, Charlie, & Blasi; grandchildren, Kelsey, Jessica, Shelby, Noah, Tom, & Luke; 7 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials: Viola Lions Club, ℅ Howard Means, 917 W. 119th St So, Conway Springs, KS 67031 OR Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202.
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Viola Lions Club
c/o Howard Means, 917 W. 119th St, So, Conway Springs KS 67031
Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice
313 S. Market, Wichita KS 67202