Gary E. Porter

Published 12:40 pm Monday, December 12, 2022

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Oct 15, 1951 – Dec. 8, 2022

NATCHEZ — A memorial visitation for Gary E. Porter, 71, of Natchez who died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022, in Vidalia, will be 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at Laird Funeral Home.

Mr. Porter was born October 15, 1951, in Blytheville, Arkansas the son of Homer Charles Porter and Elsie Wanda Bowers Porter.

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He was an agricultural chemical representative for many years before retiring from MDOT.

Mr. Porter was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Michael Lloyd Porter.

Survivors include his son, Ryan Garrett Porter of Natchez, Ms; brother, Wayne Porter and wife, Julia Porter of Ocean Springs; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Arbor Day Foundation or to a charity of your choice.

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