Ricky Porch, 65, lost his long battle with COPD on Monday, Sept. 23, 2017 at his home.
Ricky was born April 1, 1952. He was a retired Master Electrician and a native of Yazoo County.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Annie Joyce Porch Shanks; father, Melvin “Son” Porch; stepfather, Ernest L. Shanks; and his sister, Donna Shanks.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Eldridge Porch; stepdaughter, Trisha Conner Hodges; grandchildren, Blake and Amanda Conner and Jamey and Austin Hodges; great-grandchildren, Bralyn, Paisley and Paxton, all of New Roads, La.; sister, Melba Collins (Guy) of Yazoo City; and brothers, Victor :”Bubba” Porch of Bentonia, David L. Shanks of Yazoo City, Billy Shanks of Pelahatchie and Paul Shanks of Yazoo City.