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Jonny Porter

Obituary of Jonny Porter

Jonathan Wesley "Jonny" Porter, 30, of Carlinville, passed away Thursday evening, April 15, 2021 in Carlinville, IL. Jonny was born on August 18, 1990 to James and Leslie (Overturf) Porter in Hillsboro, IL. He attended Carlinville High School with the class of 2009 where he played both football and soccer, as well as participating in the high school musical. On August 27, 2011 Jonny married Amanda Stewart in Carlinville. Jonny worked as a diesel mechanic for Plaza Truck Service in Carlinville. He was an excellent mechanic and very proficient welder. Jonny was also a member of the Federated Church in Carlinville. He loved working on cars, going to concerts, fishing with his twin brother, James, and a devoted father to his two children. Jonny was a jack of all trades and could fix anything. Throughout the years his mechanical abilities helped him receive numerous titles in the Macoupin County Demolition Derby. Jonny is survived by his mother, Leslie Porter of Carlinville, IL; wife, Amanda Porter of Carlinville, IL; daughter, Amelia Porter; son, Jayce Porter; two sisters, Brandy (John) Sproull of Carlinville, IL, and Katilyn (Jesse) Hartsook of Carlinville, IL; two brothers, Michael (Mallory) Bendorf of Jacksonville, IL, and Geoff (Andrea) Bendorf of Divernon, IL, as well as several nieces and nephews. Jonny was preceded in death by his father, James Wesley Porter, and twin brother, James William Porter. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Cross Church, Carlinville, IL. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at 10:00 am at Cross Church with Rev. Tim Rhodus officiating. Burial will follow in Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials are suggested for Suicide Prevention or to the Porter family. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.
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Tuesday
20
April

Visitation 1

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Cross Church
Address not given
Carlinville, Illinois, United States
Wednesday
21
April

Service Information

10:00 am
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Cross Church
Address not given
Not Given, Illinois, United States

Interment Information

Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery
Rt. 4 South
Carlinville, Illinois, United States