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Graveside services for Ralph W. Porter, Jr., 81, of Nolan, will be held Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Slater's Chapel. Rev. Vic Meyer will officiate and interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
Porter died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
He was born June 11, 1931 in Dora, Texas. He married Wanda Curtis on Jan. 27, 1957 in Lovington, NM. Ralph was a member of Nolan Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Porter, of Nolan; daughter, Dee Brookshire of Abilene; grandchildren, Patrick Wood of Abilene, Tim Wood & wife Ashley of San Angelo, and Matt McBroom of Snyder; great-grandchildren, Kenneth wood of Abilene and Tanalee Wood of Abilene; nephews, Michael Lister & wife Susie of San Angelo, and Marshall Lister of San Angelo; niece, Debbie Waltz & husband JD of Colorado City.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Sharlene Lister.