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James E. Porter, Sr.

James E. Porter, Sr.
  • November 6, 1940 - September 23, 2017
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Folly Beach Baptist Church
    P.O. Box 50
    Folly Beach, SC 29439

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“So sorry for your loss. James was a strong, wonderful man. I can still see in my mind him hitting the ball in paddle tennis with a speed that would...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Ellen O'Neal - Beaufort, SC

“A unique and special person that I was lucky to have in my life. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: David Hirschhorn - Mt Pleasant, SC

“To the Family and all the friends and loved ones of Mr. James Porter.Please accept our deepest sympathy for the loss of your dearest loved one. May...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Randy and I will miss seeing you at church. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: veronica winks

“A great man. He'll be missed. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Grady, Erin & Austin Querys - SC

“Keri ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Morris - Charleston, SC

“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Vern LeMacks - charleston, SC

“So sorry to hear of James passing,his dad and my dad worked together on some projects. His mom and my mom were friends and we all went to FBBC. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: janet corbin wilkerson - St Louis, MO

“We're so sorry for your loss, we know how you feel . Your dad was such a nice man and a good neighbor. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Gail, Pam and Tara - The McDowell's - SC

“So sorry to hear about James....I remember your dad & mom when we lived in Secessionville....Our thoughts & prayers are with you all.....God bless... ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Hazel Doniphan - Summerville, SC

“Ward an I shared a lot of time, fishing, playing Phase 10, going out to eat and just talking. He will be missed ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Dianne Davis - Louisville, KY

“Knew James and his brother Bryan when I was growing up on Folly Beach. The whole family was wonderful. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: John Lasne - Greer, SC


James E. Porter, Sr., 76, of Charleston, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Saturday, September 23, 2017. His Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, September 26, in Folly Beach Baptist Church 77 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC at 12:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

James was born November 6, 1940 in Conway, South Carolina, son of the late Jesse W. Porter and Lilly May Cox Porter. He was a U.S. Coast Guard Veteran and a retired carpenter for Westvaco. James was also a member of Folly Beach Baptist Church.

He is survived by two sons: James E. Porter, Jr. and Richard T. Porter (Nannette); three grandchildren: Richard W. Porter, Katelyn Nicole Porter and Amber P. Porter all of James Island, SC; one sister, Alice P. Dick (John) of Moncks Corner, SC; numerous nieces and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 43 years, Carrie Dianne "Missy" Porter.

Memorials may be made to Folly Beach Baptist Church, 77 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439.

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Holy Cross Cemetery

604 Fort Johnson Road James Island, SC 29412
(843) 795-2111