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Kenneth Lee "Kenny" Porter

May 10, 1949 ~ October 18, 2021 (age 72) 72 Years Old


Kenneth Lee Porter


Kenny Porter, 72, passed away October 18, 2021. He was born May 10, 1949 in Akron to the late Malcom and Bessie Porter.  Kenny was a 1967graduate of Coventry High School.  He loved playing softball, going to the casino and playing bingo.  Most of all he loved his wife, children and grandchildren, they were his everything and he was theirs.  Kenny will be greatly missed by all who knew him especially his son, who has lost his Co-Captain and fishing partner.


Beside his parents, Kenny was preceded in death by his brother, Mark Porter.  He is survived by his loving and devoted wife and soulmate of 53 years, Kathy Porter; son, Kenneth (Christy) Porter; daughter, Chrissy (Daniel) Wilson; grandchildren, Calee (Apolo) Silva, Brittni Porter, Amanda (Tege) Tesmer and Larry (Jasey) Wilson; 13 great grandchildren; sisters, Patty Porter and Cindy (Randy) Tonkovich; as well as nieces, nephews and friends.


Gathering of family and friends will be held from 3 to 6 PM on Friday, October 22, 2021 at Schermesser Funeral Home, 600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Akron, Ohio 44319. To read more about Kenny’s life or to leave a special message online for the family, visit our website at


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Gathering of Family and Friends
October 22, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Schermesser Funeral Home
600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319


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