January 13, 2013 in Obituaries

Obituary: Porter, Brian W.

Age 62

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PORTER, Brian W. (Age 62) After fighting a brave battle against pancreatic cancer, Brian passed away at home January 2, 2013, surrounded by the love of his family. He was a long-time resident of Spokane. Brian was born April 19, 1950. He graduated from North Central High School in 1968. He worked as a yard engineer at Kaiser for many years. Brian had a passion for restoring hotrods. Spending time with his grandchildren also gave him much joy. He is survived by his wife Paulette Porter; stepchildren Kevin (Cindy) Smith, Kim Ratrcliff, and Korey Smith; grandsons Nicholes, Jacob, Tyler, Tanner, and Alex; granddaughters Amanda and Jena, all of Spokane; sister Ona Porter of NM, and brother Blair Porter of CA. He is now where the angels are. We will always cherish our fond memories of Brian. A celebration of Brian’s life will be held January 19, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Colbert Chapel, 4922 E. Bernhill Rd, 99005, Colbert, WA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mead Food Bank, PO Box 277, Mead, WA 99021. www.riplingers.com RIPLINGER FUNERAL HOME, Spokane, WA

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