Timothy Porter

PORTER, Timothy Allen, 39, of Bridgeport, Ohio, passed Tuesday November 13, 2012 following a courageous battle with Muscular Dystrophy.

He was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio on November 30, 1972, a son of Jim and Louise Lollathin Porter.

He is preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents; and his brother Paul Porter on November 27, 2011.

He was a member of the Brookside Church of God; an honorary member of the Bridgeport Fire Department; avid sports fan of Bridgeport Bulldogs, Wheeling Nailers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Dallas Cowboys and Dale Earnhardt.

In addition to his parents, Tim is survived by a brother Jim (Trish) Porter of Shadyside, Ohio; nephews Preston and Evan; a niece Taylor; and his beloved dog Pixie.

Friends will be received Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside, Ohio where services will be held Saturday November 17, 2012 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Tom Tennant, officiating.

Interment will follow at Weeks Cemetery, Bridgeport. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Belmont County Animal Shelter, or Bridgeport Fire Department. Offer online condolences and view Tim’s video tribute at www.wilsonfuneralhomes. com.