Delmer "Del" Wayne Porter went to be with our Lord and Savior on March 13, 2019 at the age of 70. He was born in Chandler Oklahoma to Elmer and Dorsalee Porter. He graduated from Guthrie High School. After high school Del proudly served in the US Army as a Drill Sergeant until 1969. Del graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Political Science and from the University of Oklahoma Law School with a Juris Doctorate. In 1974, he married the love of his life, Doreen and together they began a loving journey that lasted over 45 years. Del enjoyed playing cards, watching his kids play sports and his favorite activity was watching and being with his grandkids. Del was known as being kind and caring to everyone he encountered. His love for people was evident in his personal and professional life. He was a former Asst. DA and ran a successful law practice for 40 years but considered his family to be his biggest accomplishment and that of which he was the proudest. Del was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Dorsalee Porter; sister Judy Barker; nephew Micheal Don Key; nieces Rachel Hudson and Marissa Dunagan. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Doreen Porter; son, Dennis and wife Mindi Porter and their five children Montana, Denver, London, Aspen and Charlotte; son, Darren and wife Chantelle and their children Erica and Noah. Sisters Gloria Martin; Glenda and Randy Church; Susan and Joseph Allen and Shelia and David Waymire; along with numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws. Viewing will be 4-8 PM Saturday and 12-8 PM today at Vondel Smith Mortuary, South Lakes with the family greeting friends from 2-6 PM Sunday. Services to celebrate his life will be 2:00 PM Monday, March 18, 2019 at the St Andrews United Methodist Church, 2727 SW 119th St, OKC with burial following at Heritage Burial Park at South Lakes. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Southern Hills United Methodist Church or St. Andrews Community United Methodist Church. Friends may leave condolences at vondelsmithmortuary.com.
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