Calvin Gerald Porter of Archie, Missouri was born June 16, 1941 in California, Missouri the son of Oscar C. and Ruby J. (Kneisly) Porter. He departed this life on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri at the age of 79 years, 6 months and 22 days.
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.
Besides his parents, Calvin was preceded in death a brother, Ronald Gene Porter; his Uncle Charlie Kneisly.
Calvin is survived by a nephew, Lanny G. Porter. Hallsville, Missouri; other relatives and a host of friends.
The family will receive friends Friday, January 15, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 am at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 15, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home.
Graveside services will be held Friday, January 15, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in the High Point Cemetery, California, Missouri.
The family suggest that memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Memorial Fund, Archie, Missouri.
The family also request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while attending the services.