Obituary: Richard (Dick) E. Porteur |

Obituary: Richard (Dick) E. Porteur

Richard (Dick) E. Porteur, 89, died July 5, 2010, at his home in Carson City. He was born Nov. 20, 1920, in Clovis, Calif. He was preceded in death by a great-grandson; sister Annabell Lee Appling; brother David Porteur; and friend Ken Ching. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Joy Hodges Porteur; children Kraig Porteur, Michele McCandlish and Lance Porteur; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and brother Jess O’Farrell. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 23, at Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Fernley with a reception following at their home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans, 5460 Corporate Dr., Reno, NV 89511 or Saint Mary’s Hospice, 428 Elm St., Reno, NV 89503. Autumn Funerals & Cremations is in charge of arrangements.