Rodney A. Porter

  • Born: August 17, 1959
  • Died: December 3, 2013
  • Location: Springfield, Illinois

Lincoln Land Cremation Society

917 S. 7th Street
Springfield, IL 62703

info@lincolnlandcs.com
Tel. (217) 523-4646

Tribute & Message From The Family


Rodney A. Porter, 54, of Springfield, died at 12:14 a.m. on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at St. John's Hospital.

Rodney was born August 17, 1959 in Fairfield, IA, the son of Otto and Marcine Glasgow Porter. He married Joyce A. Needham on June 20, 1987 in Springfield.

Rodney proudly served his country in the Air National Guard and was owner and operator of SIM-CO in Springfield for 26 years. He was an avid Green Bay Packers and St. Louis Cardinals fan.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Porter of Springfield; four children, Rafe Porter Purdy of MO, and Zach, Amy, and Sarah Porter, all of Springfield; mother, Marcine Porter of IA; father, Otto Porter of AZ; two siblings, Kathy Bonnett of MO and Hal (wife, Elaine) Porter of FL; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.

The family will host a Memorial Gathering from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Springfield Ski and Boat Club, 268 Maple Grove Ln., Springfield, IL.