John Donald Porter was born on May 22, 1939 in Sand Springs, Oklahoma to John Harold and Opal Mae Davis Porter. He passed from this life on December 30, 2021 at his home in Sand Spring, OK. \r\n\r\nJohn was a retired plumber/pipe fitter at Sheffield Steel in Sand Springs. He loved to work and also enjoyed many hobbies throughout his lifetime including watching college wrestling and westerns. John loved watching his grands play in the yard from his front porch. \r\n\r\nHe was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Helen; sisters, Pat Felkins and Judy Cox. \r\n\r\nHe is survived by his daughter, Jamesa Porter; sons, Jeff Porter and wife, Regan, John Porter and wife, Jeanette and Justin Porter and wife, Megan; nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.\r\n\r\nFuneral services for John have been entrusted to Dillon Funeral Service, Sand Springs, OK.