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Grover

Dale

Porterfield

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May 3, 2017

Grover Dale Porterfield, 71, of 8120 Dunlap Creek Road died Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in Lewis Gale Hospital at Salem. Mr. Porterfield was born October 11, 1945, in Monroe County, West Virginia, a son of the late Grover and Ethel Clarkson Porterfield. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a Son, Robert Dale Porterfield, in 1986, and also by two Sisters, Gail Crosier and Judy Magrum. He was a veteran of the U.S Army in the Vietnam War. He was an employee of the former Hercules, Inc. Forester Plant and had retired from AET in 2007. Surviving are his Wife, Shelby Harry Porterfield, of Covington; two Sons and Daughters-in-law, Timothy and Shannon Porterfield of Covington and Daniel and Michelle Porterfield of Cartersville; seven grandchildren; one great granddaughter; one Brother, Jim Porterfield and his Wife, Sue, of Covington; four Sisters, Betty Jean Flanagan and her Husband, Charlie, of Charlotte, NC, Carol Webb of Newport News, Peggy Cook of Manassas and Margaret Carter and her Husband, Paul, of Sweet Springs, WV, and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Monday, May 8, 2017, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. George Clarkson officiating. Interment will be made in Alleghany Memorial Park with graveside rites conducted by Curtis A. Smith Post #1033, Veterans of Foreign Wars. The family will receive their friends Sunday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Arritt Funeral Home. Cemetery Information Alleghany Memorial Park 7008 Winterberry Ave. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Monday, May 8, 2017 02:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Sunday, May 7, 2017 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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