Memorial services for Anthony Wayne Porter, 48, of Kirtland, will be 4 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at Willoughby Hills United Methodist Church, 34201 Eddy Road, Willoughby Hills. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the church prior to the service.
Mr. Porter passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018, at his residence in Kirtland.
He was born March 19, 1970, in Huntington, W.Va., he had lived in Salt Rock, W.Va., before moving to Kirtland 20 years ago.
Anthony was the founder of XBLOCK LLC, was an affiliate marketing pioneer and an anti-spyware researcher. His experimental work has been in 3-D Metaverses.
Anthony was the beloved husband of Kim (nee Tradowsky); loving father of Anthony and Ariel; son of Anthony; brother of Brian (Amber), Charles (Kenya), and Kathy (Nathan) Smith; brother-in-law of Christopher Tradowsky (Ross Elfline), Anna (Wayne) Yoak, Kirsten Tradowsky (Domenique Zuber), and Peter (Hannah) Tradowsky; and uncle of many.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia (nee Thompson).
An additional memorial service will be held at Henson and Kitchen Mortuary, 6357 E. Pea Ridge Road, Huntington, W.Va., at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 21. Burial will follow in the Porter Family Cemetery in Salt Rock, W.Va.
Donations in his name are suggested to Rescue Village at www.geaugahumane.org.
Arrangements are entrusted to McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Homes in Willoughby and Mentor.
To leave condolences for the family, order flowers or light a memorial candle, visit www.MCVfuneralhomes.com.