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Jody Wayne Porterfield

November 15, 1968October 23, 2020

Jody Wayne Porterfield, 51 of Apex, passed away on October 23, 2020.

Jody was born on November 15, 1968 in Durham, NC to his parents, Jonah Porterfield and Linda Riggsbee. Jody was a veteran during 1989 -1993 in the US Army. He worked more than 25 years with YRC Freight in Kernersville, NC. He will always be remembered for his kindred spirit and was a great father.

He is preceded in death by his father, Jonah Porterfield.

Jody will be lovingly remembered by his fiance, Tommilynn Upchurch and her daughter, Harlie Quinn of Apex, NC; daughters, Payton L. Porterfield and Karley R. Porterfield and their mother, Karen W Porterfield of High Point, NC; mother, Linda Richards and her husband, Doug Richards of Durham, NC; sister, Wendy Porterfield of Garner, NC; niece, Nicole McDuffie; grand nieces, Kelsey Chandler and Kaylee Gilis; and grand nephew, Phillip Gillis all of Garner, NC.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Olive Chapel Baptist Church, 600 New Hill Olive Chapel Rd, Apex, NC 27502.

Memorial contributions may be made to the COPD Foundation in honor of Jody.

Condolences can be shared at apexfuneral.net

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Justine Reel

November 12, 2020

You will be remembered for the joy you brought to the world and never forgotten. So glad that you were reunited with your soulmate, Tommilyn and know you will send her love and peace from above. One day you will be together again. Sending warm blessings!

Miriam Alford

November 3, 2020

Met you in 7th grade ,my first year in Apex. I can say you and Jon Beasley made it an interesting 1st year. ...lol at the memories. Glad you were in my class with Mrs.Black because I don't know if I would've made it. Miss that smile and you singing " Dont push me cause I'm close to the edge" R.I.P. FRIEND!! Condolences to the family.

Wendy Hall,Garcia

November 3, 2020

I will always remember you for your beautiful smile, and always miss you for your beautiful sole. hugs and kisses brother. "GO REST HIGH ON THAT MOUNTAIN" Your work on earth is done.

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