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Arley Porter

March 19, 2022

Arley L. Porter 88, died Saturday March 19, 2022 at Kansas Christian Home in Newton, Kansas. He was born August 4, 1933 in Boise, Idaho to Archie and Ruth (Wimmer) Porter. On June 1, 1957 he married Mary Robinson and she preceded him in death on July 15, 2008

Arley served his country in the United States Navy and was honorably discharged.

He was the owner and operator of the former American Investment Insurance Company in Newton and Peabody.

Arley was a member of the Newton American Legion and VFW Posts’.  He enjoyed spending time playing golf, fishing and bowling. He enjoyed dancing and would go to various senior center dances in the area.  His family was important to him and looked forward to spending time with them, especially time camping at Marion reservoir.

He is survived by his son Brett Porter, daughter Jana Iniguez, sister Marietta Walla and grandson Justin Phillips.

Arley is preceded in death by his parents, wife and sister Verna Leckington and brother Elvin Porter.

Graveside committal service with Navy honors will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday March 24, 2022 at Greenwood Cemetery in Newton, Kansas.  Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Petersen Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations in Arley’s name may be made to the Donor’s Choice and left with Petersen Funeral Home.

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4 thoughts on “Arley Porter

  1. Many hugs and tons of love to Jana Iniguez and her family and son. You were so wonderful to your Dad. Our neighborhood will certainly miss him. Asking God to cup each of you in his arms and show you love and strength over the next few months. Love you!

  2. It was an Honor to have been able to take care of your Father. He truly was one of a kind rare Jewel, One I will always treasure. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time.❤🙏❤

  3. So sorry to learn of the loss of Arley Porter. A fine man who shared his kindness with others. Take comfort in his fine memories and in knowing he is at peace in God’s loving care, Is.26:19; Ps.37:29

  4. Arley was a sweet kind man always had a smile, and ready to dance. He will be greatly missed. RIP Arley

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