MECHANICSBURG - Marion Francis Porter, 90, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Thursday, October 13, 2016 in London Health & Rehabilitation Center, London, Ohio. Marion was born August 24, 1926 in Holmesville, Ohio. Marion proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II and later worked as a pipeline foreman. Marion is survived by his son, Shane Douglas (Lisa) Porter of Thornville, Ohio; his step-daughter, Nancy Snyder; his granddaughters, Patricia (Nathan) Porter-Cooksey, Deborah (Gary) Johnson, Amy (Dave) Fannin, Jennifer (David) Wood, Barbie Holycross and Tami Walker; and his numerous great-grandchildren. Marion was preceded in death by his parents, his father, Cecil Leroy Porter and his mother, Leona Pearl (Mullen) and Ralph Brown; his wife, Jennie Louise Porter; his step-daughter, Linda Cantrell; his sisters, Marilyn LaVaughn Porter and Maxine Pearl (Dick) Ludwig; his brother, Malcolm LeRoy "Lefty" (Bessie) Porter. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in the SKILLMAN, McDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Mechanicsburg. The family will receive friends for 2 hours prior to the service from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com .
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