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Allie Lee Porter, Jr.

November 24, 1940 ~ December 2, 2020 (age 80)

Obituary

Allie Lee Porter, Jr.  age 80, of Erie, passed away on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at his residence.  He was born in Houston, MS on November 24, 1940 to the late Allie Lee and Margie Nell (House) Porter, Sr.

 

Allie was a driver for social service agencies and loved to play music on the drums, singing, and dancing.  He loved his family and was a people person and loved boxing and watching the Steelers play.  He was also a member of the American Legion Post 700.

 

In addition to his parents, Allie is preceded in death by a son, Marsell Logan, grandsons Dale Porter, Devonte Henderson, granddaughter Journey Gambill-Gilmore, and great grandsons Taharien Moss, Harden Moss III, and Ayden Moss, and a sister, Mary Porter.

 

Allie is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Verna (Logan) Porter, children Tony Torran, Alonzo Logan, Stephan Porter (Yovann), Allie L. Porter III (Chaka), Terrance Porter, Stephanie Easterling (Melvin), Monique Logan, Tyrone Porter (Andrea), Ebony Porter (Tony Bell), Luciana Trevino (David), Romuald M.  Knight, Shalon Henderson (Monica), Mary Young (Darryl), Tiwane Porter, Allieshea Gambill-Brown (Aaron), Genovia Gambill, 56 grandchildren, 115 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great grandchildren, and good friends for over 65 years, Merle Poston, Willie C Macadory, and Eddie Euell.

 

Following all current Covid-19 guidelines, visitation will be held on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at Edward J.  Garr Funeral Home, 459 E. 12th St. Erie, PA 16503 from 11:00 am until the time of the service at 1:00 pm.  Family and friends may attend the service virtually via Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/Edward-J-Garr-Funeral-Home-Inc-100130284712299/  Burial will follow at Lakeside Cemetery.

 

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.garrdavisfuneralhome.com.

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 12, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Garr Funeral Home
459 East 12th Street
Erie, Pa 16503

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 12, 2020

1:00 PM
Garr Funeral Home
459 East 12th Street
Erie, Pa 16503

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