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Robert Lee Porter

August 29, 1948 ~ March 8, 2020 (age 71)


Robert "Bob" L. Porter, 71, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2020, at St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL.
Per his wishes, cremation rites were accorded. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Memorials: To the Family. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at
He was born August 29, 1948, in Troy, IL, the son of Samuel & Mildred (Kirchner) Porter. Married Claudia May Beckham on December 22, 1988 in Highland, IL. He was a retired Civil Service worker at Scott Airforce Base, formerly worked at Pulsar Plastics, Carlyle, IL and was known and loved by all as "Bob the Greeter" at Wal-Mart, Vandalia, IL. Bob was a U.S. Navy Veteran and member of Bethel Baptist Church, Vandalia, IL.
He is survived by: Wife - Claudia Porter, Vandalia, IL; Daughters - Jennifer Roadamer & Paul, Wood River, IL and Tiffany Raine Porter, Vandalia, IL; Grandchildren - Alexis, James, Mark, Kaleb and Finn; and Brother - Denis Porter, Vancouver, WA. 
Preceded in death by: Parents; and 1 Brother - William "Bill" Porter.

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