Delmar F. Porter Jr., 72, of Springfield, went home to be with his Lord January 31, 2020 in the Dayton V A Medical Center. He was born December 29, 1947 in Springfield, the son of Delmar F. and Blanche (Simmons) Porter Sr. Mr. Porter was a member of Grace Missionary Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing darts and spending time with his family. He was a Veteran of the United States Army and had been employed at Ajax Superior. Survivors include his loving wife of 48 years; Barbara (Horton) Porter, five children; Monica (Philip) Lasiter, Springfield, Aaron Michael (Chrissy) Porter, Chillicothe, Jack Porter, Missy Porter, Springfield and Jeff Porter, Missouri, 16 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, sister; Mayme Huff, brother-in-law; Ed Szempruch, Springfield and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a grandson; Joshua Everage, brother; Charles Reynolds, sisters; Haroldean McKeever, Martha Szempruch and Harriett Reeder, a nephew; Richard Reeder Jr. and his parents. Memorial services will be held at 5:30PM Thursday in the JONES-KENNEY-ZECHMAN FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Orbie Estep officiating. Friends may visit with the family for one hour prior to the services. Condolences may be shared at www.jkzfh.com
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