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Obituary for Harris Cecil Porter

Harris Cecil Porter, age 85 of Lenoir City formerly of Knoxville and Greene County passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017 following a long illness. Harris (Jake) was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church in Knoxville. He was a 1954 graduate of Tusculum College where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business. Harris enjoyed a successful career at East TN Natural Gas Company where he was Manager of Gas Control for almost 40 years. His hobbies included reading, fishing, sports, and growing fantastic azaleas. Harris was preceded in death by his parents, Archie Porter and Hazel Fritts Porter. Survived by his wife of 62 years, Betty Chandley Porter; children and spouses, Marty and Connie Porter, Steve and Jeanne Porter, and Gail Porter White; granddaughter, Whitney Porter Wang and husband, Zac; many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11th at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. A Celebration of Life will follow at 4 p.m. Click Funeral Home, 109 Walnut Street, Lenoir City is in charge of arrangements.


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Visitation

Tuesday

11

Apr

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Click Funeral Home

109 Walnut Street
Lenoir City, TN 37771

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11th at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City with a Celebration of Life to follow at 4 p.m.

Service

Tuesday

11

Apr

4:00 PM
Click Funeral Home

109 Walnut Street
Lenoir City, TN 37771

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