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Earl 'Bug' Porter Dies at 84

He owned the Powder Springs Service Station and Mower Shop.

Earl "Bug" Porter, an 84-year-old Powder Springs man who owned the Powder Springs Service Station and Mower Shop, died Thursday.

Visitation is tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 8 p.m. at , according to his obituary. The funeral service is on Monday at 2 p.m. at the .

He is preceded in death by his wife, Margie Porter.

Survivors include his son, Tony Porter of Dallas; two granddaughters, Heather Porter of Powder Springs and Amanda Summers of Miami; two great-grandchildren, Payton and Hunter; and nieces and nephews.

Donations may be made to the Susan B. Komen Foundation.

Gary Huggins December 05, 2011 at 05:16 PM
Bug was definitely an asst to the community that I and many others will miss. His generation was the same as my late father and mother. At times I wonder if America will last long enough for my generation to die in peace. My deepest sympathies go to family and friends. Gary Huggins
Pam J December 05, 2011 at 08:42 PM
Earlier today I passed by the funeral home. There were about five or six police cars parked in the driveway, so apparently this man was very popular. My condolences to his family.

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