Harry W. Porch, 85, of North Port, Florida, formerly of Brunswick, went home to be with the Lord Monday, December 31, 2012. He was the son of William and Lois (nee Greer) Porch, born May 20, 1927 in Mt Pleasant, Pennslyvania.
Harry served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a machinist for United Manufacturing and a fireman with Brunswick Volunteer Fire Department. Harry was a member of South Biscayne Baptist Church, North Port, Florida. He enjoyed assembling model cars, model trains and using them in his Christmas display.
Harry will be greatly missed by his wife of 62 years, Mary Jo; daughter, Patti (Daryl) Drake of North Port; sons, Jack (Kimberly) Porch of Anchorage, Alaska, William S. Porch of Brunswick, and Timothy J (Tammi) Porch of North Port; sister, Sally J. Kozma of Sebring, Florida; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, David William.
No service is planned at this time.
Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284.
Arrangements are by Larry Taylor Funeral and Cremation Services of Punta Gorda, Florida.