Melvin Carl “PaPa” Porter, 65, died Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, KS. He was born April 19, 1948 in Garnett, KS the son of Ralph C. and Emma Ellen (Keller) Porter. He was raised by his step dad L.G. Barney Brock.He graduated from Liberal High School in 1966 and attended Garden City Community College. He worked at various places such as farming, National Beef Packing Plant. He became a master electrician and for the past 30 years he owned Ram Electric. He was an avid bowler, shooter, and did metal detecting. He enjoyed riding his Harley and spent time with his family and friends. He was a member of the H.O.G. for many years and was a member of the Elks Club. On November 18, 1966 he married his high school sweetheart Schenena Jones at Liberal, KS. She survives.Other survivors include.1 Son Kelly B. Porter Liberal, KS1 Daughter Lindee Tarver and husband Brian Pueblo, CO Mother Emma Brock Liberal, KS2 Brothers Larry Brock and wife Teri Magnolia, TX Kevin Brock Houston, TX3 Sisters Orville Sherer Houston, TX Marian McCaulley and husband Vern Liberal, KS Debra Brock Liberal, KSFather in law H.P. “Corky” Jones Chandler, TX4 Grandchildren Kennedy M. Porter Edmond, OK, Morgan, Keaton and Catie Jackson Pueblo, CO.Numerous Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and many day care kids that knew him as “PaPa”He was preceded in death by his Father, Step father, and Mother in law Wilma Jean Jones.Memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Brenneman Funeral Home ChapelThere will be no visitation time as cremation has taken place.