Mr. Leon Dale Porter, 61, of Altha, FL, passed away Friday, November 9, 2012, in Dothan, AL.
Dale was born in Jackson County and had live in Calhoun County for most of his life. He was a carpenter and woodworker for Lehigh Furniture Company for 14 years. Dale was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Altha.
He was preceded in death by his fathers, Fred Porter and Hubert Bates.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly Porter, of Altha; his mother, Lula Nix, of Altha; two daughters, Melissa (Porter) Reynolds and husband, Trey, of Bainbridge, GA, and Bobbie (Porter) Hartley and her husband, Michael, of Tallahassee, FL; her brother, Glenn Bates, and his wife, Edith, of Altha; two sisters, Glenda Burch and her husband, Larry, of Altha, and Lisa Thompson of Kentucky; three grandchildren, John Taylor Reynolds IV, Douglas Hartley and Virginia Glenn Hartley.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 13, at 10:00 am (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Hall Family Cemetery near Altha. The family will receive friends Monday, November 12, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).