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Spartanburg – Michael Anthony Porter age 60 of 410 Dogwood Circle, Pacolet, SC., transitioned from this life on December 23, 2021. He was the son of the late Alvin Porter and Edna Smith Porter. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Clyde Donnell Porter, two sisters Thelma Porter and Vera Porter.
He leaves to cherish fond memories five brothers; James Porter of Pacolet S.C., Fred Porter of Pacolet S.C., Roosevelt (Marilyn) Porter of Spartanburg S.C., Willie Earl Porter of Spartanburg S.C. and Joe (Bessie) Porter of Jonesville S.C. six sisters; Mittie Ruth Palmer of Spartanburg S.C., Earnestine Porter of Pacolet S.C., Bernice Shippy of Spartanburg S.C., Jeanette Thomas of Spartanburg S.C., Trethea Moore of Pacolet S.C., and Tammy Renee Porter of Boiling Springs S.C.
Mike was born May 19, 1961 in Pacolet, S.C. into a family of 15 siblings. He was a graduate of Broome High School, class of 1980. After graduating, he went to work for Georgia Pacific for over 30 years and spent 10 of those years as a manager in Atlanta, G.A. In addition to his siblings, Mike leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and life-long friends to cherish fond
memories. Seven of Mike’s closet life-long friends; David Draper whom preceded in death, Derrick Mack, James Hardy, Coleman Byers, Juan Buck, Rick Hood, and Tammie Davis
Mike was loved by so many. His devotion to his family was simply unmatched, growing up close to both siblings, nieces, and nephews they were often called “The 6 Musketeers”. Mike, his sister “Nay”, nieces and nephew; “Bolly”, “Cracker”, “San”, and Wanda. Always together through thick and thin. Mike’s jovial spirit and larger than life personality was truly one of a kind and will remain in our hearts always. Until we meet again, rest in love our dear brother and uncle.
The family is receiving friends at 240 Gaston Street, Pacolet, SC.
Genesis Funeral Cremation Service & Chapel INC. is serving the family.