Leroy Allen Portis

Leroy Allen Portis

Leroy Allen Portis, age 72, of Darien, Georgia passed away on 4th, July 2021, after several months of illness.

Leroy was born January 28, 1949 in High Point, North Carolina.  He was the son of the late Lena Matthews and Lawrence Allen Portis.  He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Lemuel Steve Portis, and Lawrence Allen Portis, Jr.

Left to cherish his memories are his beloved wife, Marie Ryals Portis of the home, two daughters: Trisha Portis and spouse Janie Kinney Portis of Archdale, NC,  Angie King of Thomasville, NC, One son: John Portis of High Point, NC, One-step daughter: Melissa Harn McDowell of Townsend, Georgia, One brother: Larry Portis and spouse Janie Terrell Portis, of Thomasville, NC, Two sisters: Linda Cunningham and spouse Virgil Cunningham of Archdale, NC, Dianne Wilson and spouse Lee Wilson of Castle Hayne, NC, One grandchild:  Joshua McDowell and Two great-grandchildren: Samantha Hamm, and Troy,  Several nieces and nephews.

Leroy loved the outdoors and spent most of his time in nature.  He was a kind and gentle man that was always willing to help when needed.  He will be greatly missed and remembered by all who knew and loved him.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 8, located at Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home, 3321 Glynn Ave, Brunswick, Ga.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made in memory of Leroy to the American Cancer Society. Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. www.edomillerandsons.com

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