Daniel O’Brian Porter, 46, died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017 as a result of a motorcycle accident. He was born Jan. 20, 1971 in Whiteville, N.C., the son of Martha Anderson Porter of the Beaverdam community in North Carolina and Elmore “Billy” Porter Jr. of Hephzibah, Ga.
Final rites were held Thursday, Nov. 2 in the chapel of Collier Funeral Home in Benton, Ky. Cremation followed. His ashes will be spread at his favorite fishing spot.
He is survived by, in addition to his parents, his wife, Linda Beth Porter of the home; one brother, Billy Wayne Porter of Brunswick, Ga.; one sister, Melissa Porter McPherson of Chadbourn; one son, Nicholas “Nick” Porter of Hardin, Ky.; two daughters, Elizabeth Porter of Loris, S.C. and Savannah Porter of Hardin, Ky.; two stepdaughters, Faith and Jordyn Morphew of the home; and three grandchildren of Loris, S.C.