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1951 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
"Jim" Porterfield Jan. 5, 1951 - April 6, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY Remembering the life, death, and legacy of James Neal Porterfield, 67. Jim was born Jan. 5, 1951, in OKC, son of Billy and Winnolia (Crane) Porterfield, and passed away Friday, April 6, 2018, in OKC. Jim proudly served his country in the United States Army. Jim's lifelong career of 38 years: serving Seminole County as a Deputy, the City of Seminole as a Patrolman and Investigator, District 21, as an Investigator, and retired from the University of Central Oklahoma Police Department as an Investigator and Firearms Instructor in Feb. 2016. Preceding him in death were his parents. Survivors include his wife, Shirley (Crowden) Porterfield, of the home; three sons, Sean & his wife Becci, of OKC; Jimmy Wade & his wife Jaclyn, of Maud, OK; and Justin & his wife Julie, of Broken Arrow, OK; eight grandchildren, Lauren, Duncan, Dawson, Parker, Fischer, Presley, Alicia, and Diego; two brothers and a sister, Phil Crane & his wife Judith, of Maine; Randa Shade, of Texas; and Zach Porterfield, of OKC. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 9, 2018, 1-8 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 10 at Buchanan Funeral Service in OKC with the burial to immediately follow at the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, 37496 New Hope Rd., Tecumseh, OK.
Published in The Oklahoman on Apr. 8, 2018
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