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“I am so very sorry about you loss; you and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Lisa Sweatland - Warsaw, IN

“Angela, Gordon, Madison, and Riley, I am so sorry for your loss. I know what a big part of your life your father (grandpa) was. I pray that you...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Cynthia Lucas - Washington, DC

“May the love that you feel around you help ease the ache in your heart. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Kim ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Kim Obermeyer - Cincinnati, OH

“Angela: I am very sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and "OH" Scott and Patty. ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: Scott and Patty Strain - WI

“I have been trying to think of the proper words to comfort you all. There are few words, lots of scripture, but the best I can offer at this...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Nadine Casey - Indianapolis, IN

“OH and Sandy were such great neighbors. We always admired the way they kept their home and yard so neat and beautiful. I always looked forward to...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Joyce Thompson - Indianapolis, IN

“Dear Angela, Daren,Madison, Riley, and GordonIt is hard for us right now to write you sweet people another note.I do know this,your Mom and Dad were...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Mary & Jack Olding - Greenwood, IN

“Those we love are never forgotten. I have wonderful memories of O.H. and Sandy. Their lives were full of joy and caring. Our constant prayers are...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Janet Normington - Indianapolis, IN

“I remember how OH used to come up to Greentree where I worked to visit his wife Sandy. I didn't know much about him except for the fact that he was...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: kim green - Indianapolis, IN

“O.H. always "had it covered". DUTY OVER: Standing tall, staying the course, attending to and protecting Sandy, while still being the "big guy"...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Mrs. Jack Dugan - Indianapolis, IN

“Anglea and family, We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad/grandfather. I cannot imagine how difficult this year has been with the loss...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Julie Morgan

“Dear Porter Family, I can't tell you how shocked and saddened I am to hear of O.H.'s passing. He was such a strong leader and friend of all at...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Donna Russell - Indianapolis

“I was so saddened and shocked to hear of OH's passing!! I have no doubt that he is where he belongs with his beloved Sandy!!! They were both so right...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Linda Clark Sedam - Homosassa, FL

“O.H. will be greatly missed by all of us at Eastgate. As a former Marine, he rarely showed his feelings but his love of family was obvious. I will...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Debbie McConnaha - Greenwood, IN

“I send my deepest sympathies to the Porter family. The loss of Mr Porter is a shock to his Eastgate family, who loved him and looked to him for...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Katie Smith - Indianapolis, IN

“O.H. will be greatly missed at Eastgate Christian Church. He was a true Christian mentor and leader of the church. We will always remember him...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Aleisa Hunter - Indianapolis, IN, IN

“Dear Porter Family, There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers - IN

Oliver H. "O.H." Porter, III

78 of Indianapolis, IN, passed away December 27, 2012. He was born July 15, 1934 in Logansport, IN to Oliver H. and B. Geraldine Smith Porter. He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 49 years, Sandra L. Porter. He is survived by his children, Angela Sue (Gordon) Hyatt and Daren Ross Porter, sister, Suzanne Fiedler, brothers, Kent and Tom Porter and granddaughters, Madison and Riley. O.H. served in the US Marine Corp and worked as a Manufacturing Rep for Weingardt and Associates, Inc for 41 years. He was a member of Eastgate Christian Church and loved to travel, play golf and cook. Friends may visit with the family from 4-8 PM, Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Flanner and Buchanan – Washington Park East, 10722 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN. The funeral will be held at 11 AM Thursday at the Funeral Center. Entombment will follow in Washington Park East Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Eastgate Christian Church, 8100 E. 16th St., Indianapolis, IN 46219.

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