Dennis James Porter Sr.


Dennis James Porter Sr was born on 17 Jan 1952 in Paterson, Passaic, New Jersey, USA a child of William John Porter Sr. and Margaret VanHart Porter.


He died on 15 Jan 2002 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital. Dennis James Porter Sr was buried on 19 Jan 2002 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

Dennis Porter Sr.

COLUMBIA – Funeral service for Dennis James Porter Sr., 49, of Columbia, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 19, 2002, at the graveside in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Serenity Gardens. Visitation will be from 5-7 this evening at Shives Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel. Memorials may be made to Blaney Baptist Church, 1400 Blaney Road, Elgin, SC 29045.

Mr. Porter died Tuesday, January 15, 2002, in Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital. Born in Paterson, N.J., he was a son of the late William John Porter Sr., and Margaret VanHart Porter.

Surviving is his wife, Margaret D. Porter of Columbia, daughters, Kimberly Elam and her financee, John McClure, of Gaston, Dawn Hollis and husband, Richie, Denise Triquero and husband, Herbert; sons, Kevin Porter and his wife, Angela and Dennis Porter Jr. and his wife, Kristie, all of Columbia, grandchildren, Crystal, Jennifer and Jessica Elam, John McCLure III, Bethany and Tre’ Hollis, Austin Triquero, Mercedeze Helgeson, Felicia Porter, Mason, Zack, Kailyn and Autumn Porter; sister, Kathy Carter of Maryland, brothers, Kenneth Schoonmaker of Fla., William John Porter Jr., of Minneapolis and Raymond Porter of New Jersey. Mr. Porter was predeceased by a sister, Margie Mitchell.

You are invited to visit and add to the online tribute which has been established to celebrate the life of Dennis James Porter Sr., at

January 18, 2002  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
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