Dr. Jim Porter, D.Ph, R.Ph, ACN, CNHP, BCIM, 69, of Rockwall passed away April 26, 2015.
He was born Dec. 28, 1945, in Lynwood, Calif., to James Wilford Porter Sr. and Lillian (Litton) Porter. Dr. Porter, along with his wife Diane, co-founded Pharmacy Compounding Specialties in Dallas more than 15 years ago.
He started Weight Off For Life and Oasis Natural Healthcare.
He was a member of PCCA Professional Compounding Centers of America, the Rockwall and Royse City Chambers of Commerce and the Unity Church of Dallas.
Dr. Porter is survived by his wife, Diane Porter of Rockwall; stepdaughters Melinda Safir and husband David of Dallas and Stacey Pearlman and husband Dr. Eric Pearlman of McKinney; grandchildren Jackson, Joelle, Adrienne and Zachary; four furry children, Nikki, Chico, Taya and Pepe; and former stepdaughter Michelle Lowe of Arlington.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 2, at Rest Haven Funeral Home – Rockwall Chapel with Rev. Rob Robinson officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park.
Online condolences may be made at www.resthavenfuneral.com and www.rockwallheraldbanner.com.
Published on  April 30, 2015