Kelsey Porter, age 79, of Caddo Gap, passed away on Friday, December 11, 2020.
He was born on May 29, 1941, in Hopper, the son of Harvey Lee Porter and Alice Ira Miller Porter. He was preceded in death by his son, Harve Edward Porter; his parents; seven brothers, Winfred Porter, Alvie Porter, Henry Porter, Harris Porter, Troy Porter, Willard Porter and Wilson Porter; and his sister, Rosa Lee Porter.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and was a true outdoorsman. Kelsey’s greatest joy in life was spending time with his family. He will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Clarence “Tubby” and Cindy Porter of Caddo Gap; his daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Todd Lambert of Bismarck; his long-time companion, Barbara Page of Norman; four grandchildren, Amber Hancock, Kelsi Porter, Samantha Lambert, Patrick Lambert and his wife, Rachel; four great-grandchildren, Kaylie McGough, Trenton Hancock, Porter Younger and Paige Younger; three brothers, Carl Porter of La Pine, Oregon, Colman Porter of Reedsport, Oregon and Don Porter of Gurdon; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Opal and Jim Ledbetter of Gurdon and Gladys Fryar of Hopper; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and a host of wonderful friends.
Cremation arrangements were under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home and Crematory, Glenwood.
Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.