Striffler-Hamby Mortuary - LaGrange

1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA


Leon Lewis Porter Sr.

August 14, 1942February 9, 2020

Mr. Leon Lewis Porter, Sr., 77, of LaGrange, Ga passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020 at River Towne Care and Rehabilitation.

Mr. Porter was born August 14, 1942 in Auburn, NY to the late Louis Leon Porter and Mary Elizabeth Stall Porter. He worked for Winn Dixie until his retirement. Mr. Porter loved to travel, and was always ready to go at a moment’s notice. He enjoyed walking and going to dirt track races. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Frances Porter, John Porter, and Terry Deyo.

Survivors include his daughters, Brenda Porter and Sherry (Robert) Gilman; sons, Leon Porter Jr., Michael Porter (Rebecca Swartz), and Mark (Pauline) Porter; brother, Frank (Lois) Porter; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held in Auburn, NY at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Jude’s in memory of Leon L. Porter, Sr.

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com. Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA


  • Brenda Porter, Daughter
  • Sherry & Robert Gilman, Daughter
  • Leon Lewis Porter, Jr., Son
  • Michael Porter (Rebecca Swartz), Son
  • Mark & Pauline Porter, Son
  • Frank & Lois Porter, Brother
  • Several, Grandchildren & Great Grandchildren

  • St. Jude's


  • A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.


Leon Lewis Porter Sr.

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Becca Swartz

February 17, 2020

My favorite thing about Pops was his laugh. Everytime I heard that laugh it just sparked something in me. It didn't matter what he was laughing about, you just HAD to laugh right along with him.

David and Dorie Ferrell

February 11, 2020

Pop Porter your smile and kindness ❣️ will be missed.
Prayers 🙏 for family!!

Brenda Porter

February 10, 2020

My dad was the most kind and loving person there was .
He was always joking about something
He loved to talk
He is going to be sadly missed by all his 5 kids and grandkids.
R . I. P. Dad