Rebecca Jean 'Becky' Porter

Rebecca Jean "Becky" Porter

Aug 21, 1959 - Mar 24, 2008
Rebecca Jean "Becky" Porter, age 48, died Monday Morning, March 24, 2008, at the family home in Riverton, following an extended illness.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 27, at St. James Episcopal Church, 519 East Park in Riverton, where she was baptized, confirmed, and served as an acolyte. Miss Porter was the first female acolyte to continue this service through high school.

Rebecca Jean Porter was born Aug. 21, 1959, to Robert C. and Jean Porter. She was a 1977 graduate of Riverton High School and later attended Central Wyoming College in Riverton.

Miss Porter worked at the Eagles Lodge and was a 20-yar employee of the Riverton B.P.O.Elks Lodge. She also worked at The Bull Restaurant until she became ill and had been a day care provider.

Her family and friends said that "from Becky we learned many lessons. She maintained a generous interest in their lives, delighted in others' joys, and was supportive of anyone she had ever met."

Miss Porter was a member of the Order of the Does #48.

Her hobbies included being a faithful supporter of the Riverton Wolverines and doting on her many nephews and nieces and great nieces and nephews, and children in general.

Her father, Robert C. Porter, preceded her in death in 1982.

She is survived by her mother, Jean Porter, at the family home in Riverton; her sisters, Robyn Cristler and husband Paul of Las Vegas, Nev., Roxanne McLaughlin and husband Mac of Spearfish, S.D.; brothers, Rick Porter and wife Sandy of Cheyenne, and Ron Porter and wife Toi of Riverton; nephews, Levi Porter and Drew Porter; nieces, Katie Rogers, Megie McLaughlin, Bryonna White, Ashley McCarten, and Brittney Yeates; four great-nephews, and three great-nieces.

Memorials may be in her name to Little Wind Hospice, to the Help for Health Home/or Bus, or to the fund for the completion of the Riverton Athletic Stadium.

Memorials may be sent to: Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton WY 82501.

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Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.