Hubbard Sam "Bo" Porter


Hubbard Sam “Bo” Porter, 77, of Broaddus, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, July 1, 2017, in Broaddus.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Military honors graveside service will follow at Sardis Cemetery in Center under the direction of VFW Post 8904.
Mr. Porter was born May 1, 1940, in Center, to Hubbard Sam Porter Sr. and Roxie Jackson Porter.  He proudly and honorably served in the United States Marine Corps for twenty years, doing two tours of duty in Vietnam. He retired as head maintenance from Texas A & M and also worked for Southern Pacific Railroad.  Above all, his proudest accomplishment was being a husband, dad, pawpaw and olpaw.  He loved everyone and was dearly loved.
He is survived by
Daughter: Bambi Bailey of Broaddus
Scott Bailey and wife, Tina
Derik Lanicek and wife, Brittany
Rusty Lanicek and wife, Laila
James Bailey and wife, Charnea
Josh Bailey and wife, Megan
Samantha Cardenas and husband, Estefano
21 Great Grandchildren
Sister: Cossette Martin
Edna Porter
Trish Jowell and husband, Kent
Nancy Hill
Deanie Johnson and husband, Gary
Robert Woodall and wife, Barbara
Ken Buchanan
Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Preceded in death by
Wife: Sandra Porter
Son: Darryl Porter
Son-in-law: Tommy Bailey
Great Granddaughter: Hailey Kitsmiller
Parents: Hubbard Sam Porter Sr. and Roxie Jackson Porter
Brother: Bobby Porter
Sisters: Gwen Murray, Margie Barber, Opal Adkinson, Jackie Sanford
Pallbearers will be Scott Bailey, Derik Lanicek, James Bailey, Josh Bailey, Estefano Cardenas and Kent Jowell.  Honorary pallbearer will be Rusty Lanicek.
Thanks and God Bless for all of the prayers and blessings.  We love y’all.
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