Jim Porter, 50, of Rockwall passed away peacefully on Aug. 9, 2013, surrounded by his loved ones.
He was born Oct. 7, 1962, in Bayonne, N.J., to Robert Joseph and Virginia (Canavan) Porter. Jim was a partner in Metroplex Real Estate Services and a former senior analyst for AT&T. He attended Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Rockwall.
Jim is survived by his son, James Michael Cole Porter; daughter Melaynee Kovar; grandson Aiden Porter Kovar; parents Robert J. and Virginia Porter; sisters Kelly Anne Porter and husband Scott McElwain and Mary Claire Haack and husband Jeff; brothers Thomas Francis Porter and Michele McKnight and John David Porter and wife Renee; nieces and nephew Joe Weinman and Marissa, Michael and Alison Porter; mother of his children Vicki Porter; and other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert J. Porter.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m., Aug. 13, at Sacred Heart Mausoleum Chapel in Rowlett, followed at 3:30 by graveside services in Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rowlett Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.resthavenfuneral.com and www.rockwallheraldbanner.com.
Published on  August 15, 2013