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Kevin Porter

August 8, 1956 — June 20, 2019

Kevin Porter, 62 of Tipton died Thursday, June 20, 2019 in Tipton County. He was born in Tipton on August 8, 1956 to Jack Keith and Anna Mae (Saxton) Porter. Kevin married Pam Atkisson on September 3, 1978, she survives.

Kevin was a second generation funeral director serving families for over 30 years. He was part owner and operator of Porter Funeral Home in Tipton. He was a graduate of Tipton High School – Class of 1974 and Mid-America College of Funeral Service.

Kevin enjoyed helping people. He was instrumental in several community minded organizations and events and was one of the first winners of the Samaritan Heart Award.  He was a member of the Rotary Club and Kiwanis. Kevin was a member of West Street Christian Church where he had served as an Elder, Deacon and Trustee. He was active in Tipton Shares, the Community Thanksgiving, Jubilee Christmas and Relay for Life. In his earlier years he assisted many as an EMT with Porter Ambulance Service. Kevin often settled down with a crossword puzzle and the joys of his life, his grandchildren.

Kevin is survived by his wife Pam, children Matt Porter and wife Amy of Tipton, and Katrina Porter of Kokomo. His mother Anna Mae Porter survives as well as siblings Jay Porter and wife Margie, Kim Porter and Jack Porter, all of Tipton. Kevin has two grandchildren, Milly and Ryker “Chipper” Porter. He was preceded in death by his father, Keith Porter.

Memorial contributions may be made to Jubilee Christmas in care of the Tipton County Foundation, P.O. Box 412, Tipton, Indiana, 46072.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home is honored to assist the Porter Family in their time of sorrow.

Open house:

The family of Kevin Porter invites the community to gather with them from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 28 at the C.W. Mount Community Center, 341 W. Jefferson Street, Tipton, to spend time sharing, remembering and honoring his life.

This is a casual gathering; friends may come and go at their leisure, no formal service is planned

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Kevin Porter, please visit our flower store.


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