Otis J. Porchia
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Otis J. Porchia
  • November 10, 1942 - May 21, 2011
  • La Porte, Texas

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Otis J. Porchia passed away at Christus St. John's Hospital in Nassau Bay, TX on May 21, 2011 surrounded by family and close friends. Otis was born on November 10, 1942 to Zular Sumlin and Jack Porchia in Camden, Arkansas. He always loved music, sports, children and making people smile. Otis was preceded in death by his parents, Zular Sumlin and Jack Porchia and sister, Lilly B. Green. He is survived by his wife Linda Porchia; Three children JoAnn Ross of Cleveland, TX., Soyna Porchia of Cleveland TX., and Isaac Robinson of Oklahoma; two stepchildren Shanna Deisch of La Porte, TX and David Briscoe of Buffalo, TX; a very special Daughter-n-law, Angela Robinson of Humble, TX; brother Mike Ross and wife Diane Ross of Cleveland, TX; 13 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren. He also leaves behind, many nieces, nephews, cousins, and close friends.
A Memorial Service for Otis will be held on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Grand View Funeral Home 8501 Spencer Highway Pasadena, TX 77505. Memorial Tributes may be placed at www.grandviewfunerals.com. In lieu of flowers, donations in Otis' memory may be sent to the American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 11454 Alexandria, VA 22312.