Joe Porch, 77 of Scottsboro, passed away on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019 at Highlands Medical Center in Scottsboro.

Joe was a deacon at First Baptist Church in Scottsboro, member of the Scottsboro Lions Club, former member of the Scottsboro Planning Commission, Scottsboro Industrial Board, Small Business Council and Round Table Lunch Bunch.

Joe was the owner of East Valley Pest Control until his retirement.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at 1 p.m., at Scottsboro First Baptist with Shandy Dill officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Joe is survived by his wife of 51 years, Frances “Fran” Porch; son and daughter-in-law, Derek and Desiree Porch; daughter and son-in-law, Andrea and Mike Herbert; grandchildren, Mason Sharp, Will Porch, Gabi Herbert and Matthew Herbert and brother and sister-in-law, Bobby and Cloie Porch.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Selma and Nelle Wright Porch.

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