Porter Stanford, Jr., Youngstown, Ohio

L.E. Black Phillips & Holden Funeral Home

October 15, 2021

Porter Stanford, Jr., Youngstown, Ohio - obit
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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Mr. Porter Stanford, Jr., 59, of Youngstown, entered eternal rest on Friday, October 15, 2021.

Mr. Stanford was born December 12, 1961 in Youngstown, a son of Porter, Sr. and Della L. Stewart Stanford. 

He attended East High School and later received his GED.

After high school, he joined the U.S. Army. 

Porter was presently employed as a press operator for eight-and-a-half years with T& W Stamping. 

He was an avid sports fan, he especially enjoyed the Dallas Cowboys, San Antonio Spurs, boxing and video games.

He leaves to cherish his beloved memories two children, Jalon Davis and Alexis Stanford (Derrick) Brown, both of Youngstown; two grandchildren; five siblings, Carolyn Taylor, Demetrius, Mark and Gary Stanford, all of Youngstown and Belinda (William) Johnson of Virginia Beach, Virginia and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

His parents preceded him in death. 

Visitation will be Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. at the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2:30 p.m. 

Due to the pandemic, all guests are asked to wear masks and observe social distancing.

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A television tribute will air Monday, November 1 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.

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