Arlin B. Porter, 81, of McPherson passed away at 11:52 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 peacefully surrounded by his family at his home.

Arlin was born in Hunter, Arkansas on Oct. 26, 1934, a son of Grace (Birdwell) and Melville Andrew Porter.

Arlin worked for NCRA, now known as CHS, as a shift supervisor until his retirement in 1996.

Arlin enjoyed life and everyone around him. He never met a stranger. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, and working.

Arlin B. Porter was united in marriage to Ruby J. Collins on Dec. 10, 1955 at Hernando, Mississippi.

Arlin is survived by his loving and devoted wife of over 60 years, Ruby Porter, McPherson; his sons, David L Porter and his wife Barbara, of Joplin, Missouri, and Alan Porter and his wife Vicky, of McPherson; his favorite grandson, Aaron Porter; and other relatives and a host of friends.

Arlin was proceeded in death by his parents, Melville and Grace Porter.

Services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Reno County and they can be sent in care of Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home, 222 W. Euclid St., McPherson, Kansas 67460. Also, any memories of Arlin that you have are suggested to be sent as well.