Max E. Porter, Jr.

Posted 3/1/21

Max E. Porter, Jr.

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Max E. Porter, Jr.


WELDON — Max E. Porter, Jr., 52 of, Weldon, passed away at 7:40 p.m. on February 27, 2021, at his family home, in Weldon.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.  Calvert Funeral Home, DeLand, assisted the family with cremation rites.

Memorials may be directed to the Max E. Porter, Jr. memorial fund.

Max was born on June 1, 1968, in Normal, the son of Max E. and Shirley E. Porter, Sr. He married Stephanie L. Ball on July 4, 1995, in Chenoa, Ill.

Survivors include his wife, Stephanie L. Porter, Weldon; children,  Jonathon S. (Lindsey) Porter, El Paso, Ill.; Justin L. (fiancée, Elizabeth Bown) Porter, Eureka, Ill.; Joshua B. (Kristina) Porter, Minonk, Ill.; Siara E. Porter, Weldon; and Max E. Porter, III, Weldon; grandchildren,  Chase, Mason, Aubree, Alexis, Lawny, Avry, Mallekai, Tay’n, Jerrex, Crimson, and Penelope; siblings,David (Christine) Porter, Byron, Ill.; Diane Porter, Bloomington; Douglas (Sandy) Porter, Towanda, Ill.; and Debra Schultz, Bloomington.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two nephews, Jesse Porter and Shane Porter.

Max enjoyed the outdoors and hunting.  Most of all, he loved spending time with his family and friends.

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