Donnie C. Porter II

Published 12:05 pm Monday, February 22, 2021

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CAPRON – Donnie Carter Porter II, 41, passed away on Feb. 18, 2021.

Donnie was born in Franklin and raised in Newsoms. He was brought up in the Newsoms Baptist Church, and was a heavy equipment operator. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, football, baseball, riding four-wheelers and going to Lake Gaston in his spare time. He was a dedicated, die-hard, Washington Redskins fan, but his favorite pastime on weekends was grilling ribeyes with his family.

Donnie C. Porter II

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Krystal Porter; his parents, Donnie and Linda Porter; two daughters, Briana Marie Porter and Aurora “Stormy” Storm Porter; one son, Bryce Tyler Porter; and three stepchildren, Ashlyne Marston, Devin Marston and Brayden Marston.

Donnie was predeceased by his grandparents, Harvey and Mary Helen Porter Sr., and Bynum and Ellen Cook.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 22, in Wright Funeral Home in Franklin, with the Rev. Tom Wallace and Pastor Danny Dillon officiating. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the Newsoms Athletic Association.