Troy Duane Porter, 52, of North Kansas City, MO, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2013, at his home.
Troy was born on February 15, 1961, in Clarinda, Iowa. His parents are Don L. and Joyce (Brown) Porter. Troy and his family lived in Clarinda, IA, as a child, and then in the Maryville area from 1973-80. He was of the Presbyterian faith.
Troy was a 1980 graduate of the Maryville R-II High School. He then spent 20 years in the US Army, retiring in 2000, as a Sargeant First Class. He had lived in Colorado before moving to the Kansas City area 12 years ago.
Survivors include his 4 children, Ryan Michael (Marci) Porter, Amanda Rose (Wesley) Helms, Corey (Jillian) Porter, all of North Carolina, and Brittany Porter; his granddaughter, Desiree, both of North Kansas City; his brother, Tracy (Julie) Porter, Kansas City, MO, and his parents, Don and Joyce Porter, of Olathe, KS; numerous aunts, uncles and nieces.
Cremation has been completed under the direction of the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, MO.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, November 27, 2013, at Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, the minister will be Rev. Dale Stewart.
Inurnment with full Military Rites will be in the Clarinda Cemetery, Clarinda, IA, immediately following the memorial service.
The family will receive friends for one hour prior to services on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials can be directed to the funeral home to help with final expenses.
For online condolences and guestbook, visit www.bramfuneralhome.com