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Wayne W. Porter

January 22, 2011

Nags Head- Wayne W. Porter, born in 1931 in Brockton, Massachusetts, went home to be with the Lord January 22, 2011 surrounded by his family.

Wayne retired from the Department of Energy as an auditor.  He served honorably in the Korean War as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army.

Wayne is survived by his childhood sweetheart and wife of 59 years, Arlene; and his three children Brad, Pattie, Norman their spouses who will honor his loving legacy. “Papa” will also be dearly missed by his 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  All who knew Wayne will treasure the memory of his love of nature, growing things, special walks on the beach, and  his deep faith, and warm and gentle character.

The family will hold a beachside memorial April 23, 2011. Other details are pending. Condolences may be expressed by gifts to the GEM Center, PO Box 3601 Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 and via the online register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com.  Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. Nags Head was entrusted with arrangements.