William “Bill” C. Porter

November 13, 1948 - January 29, 2022

11/13/1948 - 01/29/2022

Past Services

Wednesday February 02, 2022
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Thursday February 03, 2022
Davis Cemetery
Winding Hill Road
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-6115 | Directions
Thursday February 03, 2022
12:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions

William “Bill” Charles Porter, 73, of Bellaire, OH went to be with the Lord with his family by his side on January 29, 2022.

Bill was born November 13, 1948 in Bellaire, Ohio, a son of the late William and Pauline (Gorman) Porter.

Surviving are his loving wife of 42 years Joanne and his five children. Sons; Brian (Anamarie) Porter, Kevin (Hannah) Porter, and Jeffrey (Emily) Porter. His daughters; Marie (Randy) Doty and Stephanie White. He will also be deeply missed by his grandchildren; Brinn, Theo, Macie, Cambriea, Brayden, Darline (Zach), Melissa (Kevin), Andrea (Steve), Clarissa (Josh), and Colton as well as his great grandchildren; Trenton, Dreydon, Natalia, Ahlayah, Aizlynn, Zaiden, Calvin and Cailyn. He is also survived by his sister, Doris Porter and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Rose Taylor.

Bill was a graduate of St. Clairsville High School and a member of the United States Army. He was a proud Vietnam Veteran, who was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star Medals. He retired at Roofers Local 188 with over 36 years of service. He will be known for his hard work, grit and dedication to his family. Never missing the opportunity to golf with his sons and joke with his grandchildren.

Friends and family will be received Wednesday February 2, 2022 at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory 441 37th Street, Bellaire, OH from 3-8pm where the Belmont County Honor Guard will conduct Military Services Thursday February 3, 2022 at 12 Noon and Bishop Michael Tolliver as Celebrant. Interment in Davis Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Establish the Roofers Local 188 for a future scholarship fund in Bill Porter’s name by going to TMCFunding.com


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Karen Phillips
1 year ago

Joanne, I am so sorry to you and your family, just heard about Bill. You are in my prayers.

Linda L Davis
1 year ago

Joanne and family So sorry for your loss. Prayers are with you and your family.

Linda McLoughlin
1 year ago

My deepest condolences for your loss. I am Bill’s cousin. I am truly sorry I can’t make it to the funeral. Prayers for Gods love and peace for the family.

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
1 year ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of William Charles Porter, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, William Charles Porter, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Brenda and Dan Hughes
1 year ago

So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of your family. God help you through this difficult time

Michael Heath
1 year ago

Bill was a great friend and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. I know I will miss our many conversations at the lanes. Rest in peace Lefty.

Harry Wright
1 year ago

Joanne, my condolences to you & your family. My best memories of Bill were when we bowled in leagues @ St. Clair Lanes & the Riviera Lanes. He was a good bowler & better yet a good man.

Kathy Gray
1 year ago

Bill will be be sadly missed
He was the best cornhole partner I ever had.

Judi McGarry
1 year ago

Joanne & family, I was so sad to hear of this today~~been praying for Bill. Thoughts & prayers for you all through this sad time. Love, your neighbor, Judi McGarry