Horace Leon Porter, Sr.

April 19, 1937 - December 28, 2023

Horace Leon Porter, Sr., 86, of Fannett, died Thursday, December 28, 2023. He was born April 19, 1937, in Nacogdoches, to Francis Lee Johnson Porter and Jewel Elgin Porter.

Leon enjoyed cooking holiday dinners for his family and friends every holiday. He also enjoyed coaching minor, little, and pony league baseball. Leon enjoyed watching his kids play sports, never missing a game. He enjoyed watching NHRA drag racing as well as working on vehicles. His hobbies were fishing and squirrel hunting. Leon is fondly remembered as a loving husband, father, and Pawpaw.

Survivors include children, Donna Watson and husband, David, of Fannett; Christy Fountain and husband, Kevin, of Port Arthur; Donald Porter and wife, Sherry, of Fannett; Kenneth W. Porter and wife, Dora, of San Antonio; fourteen grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; brother, Max Porter and wife, Judy, of California; sister, Helen Hanley of Fannett; numerous nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ima Jean Porter; son, Horace Leon “JuJu” Porter Jr.; and sister, Mary Hooks.

A gathering of Mr. Porter’s family and friends will begin at 9:00 a.m., with his funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 5, 2024, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. His interment will follow at Broussard Cemetery, Fannett.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • January 5, 2024
  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Funeral Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • January 5, 2024
  • 11:00 am


Broussard Cemetery
  • , Broussard Cemetery Rd, Hamshire, TX, 77622,
  • January 5, 2024

Comments (4)

    Nina Marceaux says:

    Angels Always fly high.

    Becky Gatewood says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Becky Gatewood, Harry & Bea Hemmenway

    Alice & Alvin Simon says:

    So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family. He is now reunited with Ima Jean and celebrating together with JuJu. Rest in peace.

    Dustan craigen says:

    My sincere condolences to the family for yalls loss . May God comfort and bless you all.

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