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D. Glen Porter

Obituary for D. Glen Porter

March 23, 1941 - June 17, 2019
Knoxville, Tennessee | Age 78


D. Glen Porter, of Knoxville, Tennessee, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on June 17, 2019 surrounded by his loving wife and family. He was born on March 23, 1941 in Butler Co. to the late D. L. and Ruth Porter. Glen graduated from Owensboro High School in 1959 and then enlisted and served three years in the U. S. Army. He received a B. S. degree in Accounting from Brescia College in 1970 and his C.P.A. certification in 1979. Glen has been the owner of Padgett Business Services of Knoxville since 1997.

Glen was an avid reader and loved to study aviation. He was a member of a barbershop quartet and a great fan of gospel and acapella music. He hosted and was the driving force behind a men's bible study group for the last 17 years. Most of all, he thrived when surrounded by his family and friends enjoying lively conversation and abundant laughter. Glen was a man that was admired, respected, and known for his integrity and dedication to family and God.

Glen is survived by his wife Nancy, son Kevin, daughter Michelle Ryan and husband Marty, daughter, Jodi, son Chad Hunter and wife Gina; brothers Bobby Porter and Dean Porter, grandchildren Tierney and Camden Ryan and Brittany and Madison Porter, as well as great grandchildren Berkley, Baylor, and Betsy. He was preceded in death by his sister, Maureen Basham.

The Funeral Service for Glen Porter will be 2 PM Friday, June 21, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, Burial will follow in Rosehill Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation will be from 10 AM until 2 PM Friday at the funeral home.

A gathering of friends and family will be held in the Heritage Room at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory following the burial.

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Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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