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Carthel Porter, Russell Springs, KY (1917-2011)
He was member of a highly regarded Russell Co., KY, family. He was a merchant, whose radio commercials on WAIN in Columbia and later, also on WJRS in Russell Springs, made him one of the most famous personalities in South Central Kentucky. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Russell Springs, KY
Carthel "Hickory Nut Hunter" Porter, 93, Lakeway DR, Russell Springs, KY, died Friday, May 6, 2011, at Somerwoods Nursing & Rehab, Somerset, KY.
The funeral service will be Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at 10amCT, at Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Jeff Griffin officiating. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Monday, May 9, 2011, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Ridgecrest Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Lee Anderson, Don Hale, Charles M. Smith, Donnie Morrison, Paul Whittle, and Ralph Carlton.
Carthel "Hickory Nut Hunter" Porter Russell Co., KY (1917-2011)
He was born in Russell Co., KY, Monday, September 3, 1917. He was the son of the late Nora Bernard Porter and the late William Porter. He died Friday, May 6, 2011, in Somerset, Pulaski Co., KY, at the age of 93 years, 8 months, and 3 days.
He was a well known businessman, a dry goods merchant, owner of the Jamestown Dollar General Store, who became regionally famous with his radio commercial and his distinctive voice, trademark laugh, and the words, "This is Carthel Porter, the old hickernut hunter," on radio stations including WAIN AM in Columbia and WJRS in Jamestown, KY.
He was a member of Russell Springs First Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Chester, Clyde and James Porter and by two sisters, Wilma Bradshaw and Winnie Greene.
He is survived by his wife, Marie Porter, Russell Springs, KY, and the following:
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