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Rodney L. Porter

January 5, 1940 December 18, 2018
Rodney  L.  Porter
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Obituary for Rodney L. Porter

Rodney L. Porter, 78, a lifetime resident of Lapeer, passed away December 18, 2018. Rodney was born in Miami, FL on January 5, 1940 to the late William Porter and Audrey Porter. He graduated from Lapeer High School class of 1958. He then joined the United States Air Force and loyally served his country for several years. He worked as a car sales manager for 35 years, 14 of those years were with Peterson & Son Auto Sales in Lapeer. He also worked for 14 years at the Lapeer Walmart as a greeter. Rodney was a wonderful man and was well known in the Lapeer Community. He will be deeply missed.

Rodney is survived by his wife of 56 years, Julia Porter; son Robert R. Porter of Sarasota, FL; daughters Melissa L. Porter-Thornton of Studio City, CA and Rebecca A. (Chad) Peka of Lapeer; grandchildren: Ryan Porter, Rachel Thornton, Caitlin Thornton, Kyleigh Thornton, Jeffrey Peka, Nathan Peka, and Jessica Peka.

In keeping with Rodney's wishes, no services will be held. Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel in Lapeer.


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Cremation has taken place.

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