Mr. Porterfield died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Born July 20, 1952, in Clarke County, he was a son of the late Ernest and Doris Hill Porterfield. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Wanda Glenn Porterfield; brothers, William Douglas Porterfield, Allen Mark Porterfield; one stepgranddaughter; two stepgreat-grandsons; and a nephew, Darren Whitley.
Mr. Porterfield was a U.S. Army veteran and was of the Baptist faith.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing in his spare time.
Survivors include wife, Peggy Porterfield of Mt. Airy; daughter, LaKeeta Porterfield of Demorest; stepdaughter, Sabrina Canup of Turnerville; stepson, Larry McMillian of Hartwell; stepdaughter, Tammy Renee Lance of Hayesville, N.C.; sisters, Diane Whitley of Arcade, Cindy Johnson of Mt. Airy, Kay Kennedy of Mt. Airy, Betty Jean Seabolt of Demorest and Pam Anderson of Cornelia; brothers, Ronald Ernest Porterfield of Clarkesville and Ernest Daniel Porterfield of Cornelia; granddaughter, Ka’Bren Porterfield; 12 stepgrandchildren; 14 stepgreat-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
August 9, 2013