Calvin Gerald PorterJanuary 13th, 2021
Calvin Gerald Porter, 79, of Archie, Missouri, departed this life on Thursday, January 7, 2021, at St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri. He was born June 16, 1941 in California, Missouri, the son of Oscar C. and Ruby J. (Kneisly) Porter. Calvin grew up on a farm in California, Missouri and was a 1959 graduate of California High School. During high school he was employed for Proctor Lumber Co. in California. He later attended Central Missouri State College in Warrensburg, Missouri where he received his degree in accounting. After college he was employed as an accountant for Armco Steel Co., Kansas City, Missouri for over 20 years. After retirement he purchased a farm East of Archie, Missouri and raised Angus cattle. Calvin is survived by a nephew, Lanny G. Porter, Hallsville, Missouri, other relatives and a host of friends. Besides his parents, Calvin was preceded in death a brother, Ronald Gene Porter, and his uncle, Charlie Kneisly. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, January 15, 2021 at Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri with visitation from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. at High Point Cemetery, California, Mo. The family suggests contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Memorial Fund, Archie, MO, c/o Dickey Funeral Home, P.O, Box 432, Harrisonville, MO 64701. Arrangements provided by Dickey Funeral Home,, Harrisonville, Missouri, 816-884-6244.