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LeRoy Porter

May 8, 1945 — September 8, 2018

Obituary for LeRoy Porter

LeRoy A. Porter, age 73 of Stanton, passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Spectrum Health United Memorial in Greenville, surrounded in love by his family.

Surviving LeRoy is his wife, Debra Porter of Stanton; daughters, Annette (Todd) Shelly of Commerce Township, Kylie Shoen of Grand Rapids; sons, Joseph Porter of Pierson, David Porter of Muir, Michael Shoen of Belding, Jeromy Shoen of Newark, Ohio; brother, Robert (Brenda) Porter of Manton; many grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

LeRoy was a loving husband, dad and grandpa. He loved being outdoors and as a farmer, he was self-sufficient and could do just about anything. LeRoy had a knack for finding the best places to eat, which usually required a 4-hour trip to get there over a dozen back country roads. He loved horsepower, both figurative in his vehicles which he liked and literally liked horsepower in his actual horses. He was a member of the Sheriff's Posse and loved all kinds of animals. LeRoy also enjoyed trying his luck at the casino every now and then.

Preceding LeRoy in death are his parents, Charles & Eva (Hollister) Porter and two brothers, Duane Porter and Allen Porter.

Visitation and funeral services for LeRoy will be held on Friday, September 14, 2018 at the Simpson Family Funeral Home in Sheridan. Visitation will be from 10-11 AM with funeral services beginning at 11 AM with Pastor Larry Young officiating. Graveside services will be at Evergreen Township Cemetery.

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