Jack Loyd Porter

January 6, 1945 ~ July 26, 2021

Jack L. Porter passed away at home on Monday, July 26, 2021, in Carlyss, Louisiana at the age of 76.  He was born on January 6, 1945, in Slidell, Louisiana.  Jack was a SSgt in the United States Air Force and served in Vietnam.  He was a retired air traffic controller from Bush International Airport in Houston. 

Jack is survived by his wife of 54 years, Mona Ann Fluitt Porter; two children, John F. Porter and wife Sophie of Carlyss and Mildred Ann Porter also of Carlyss; 5 grandchildren, Ian, Nicholas, Michael, Madeline and Matthew; one great grandchild, Maycie; one brother, J. Richard Porter of Carefree, Arizona; and one sister, Carol Ann Porter Metternich of Denham Springs, Louisiana.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar L. Porter and Katie Carol Barnes Porter. 

A visitation for Jack will be held on Sunday, August 15, 2021, at Johnson and Robison Funeral Home from 2-6 PM.  He will be laid to rest in the Southwest Louisiana Veteran’s Cemetery in Jennings, Louisiana in a private ceremony at a later date. 

The family would like to thank everyone that helped them over the years, especially Amedysis Hospice of Lake Charles. 

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to Amedysis Hospice of Lake Charles, 4017 Common Street Lake Charles, LA 70607 or Maplewood First Baptist Church Building Fund, 4501 Maplewood Drive Sulphur, LA 70663.

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  1. Ann and family, we have such fond memories of our time with your family. Jack was such a fine man. We will keep you in our prayers for comfort during the coming days, months and years as you miss his sweet presence.

  2. Ann, Mille.John and family.My heart felt condolences. Jack was a neighbor and dear friend. No words can describe …. Great sharing stories of past in the yard.9/11 he was air controller said had all his planes on ground in minutes. One of many …,we certainly miss him..,Hoping Prayers Might Ease Your Sorry~
    And brighter day’s will be coming your way, And that time and prayers of so many that care Will lessen your sorrow each day.With ❤️ Linda.

    The Lord is close to all that call on Him. PSALM 145:18 As you walk through this time of loss May you know that the Lord walks with you and He will comfort you.

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