John G. Porteous, Sr.

August 04, 1943 - April 27, 2018

John G. Porteous, Sr. of Boon died Friday morning, April 27, 2018 at his home. He was 74. He was born on August 4, 1943 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to James & Katherine J. (Smith) Porteous and they preceded him in death.
John was a supervisor at Bohn Aluminum and drove semi- truck for TML, Millcreek and Equity before retiring.
On March 28, 1988 in Reno, Nevada he married the former Frances V. (Hennessey) Smith and she survives him along with children: Tammy Sturdavant (Jerome Rosales) of Boon, Michigan and John Porteous, Jr. (Tammy Weeks) of Luther, Michigan; grandchildren: Victoria Porteous, Christopher Porteous, Timothy Porteous, Brittany Porteous, Megan Billington; several great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Georgianna (George) Hastings of Luther, Barbara Bates of Harrison, Richard (Doreen) Porteous of Cadillac and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his siblings: Donald Porteous, Robert Porteous, Walter Porteous and William Porteous and James Porteous, Jr.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
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Tammy Sturdavant - Apr 28th, 2018 11:59 am

"I will miss you dad."

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