Obituary of Thomas Portee, Jr.
CASSATT– Thomas Portee, Jr., known by many as either Tony, Tom Jr., Tootie, or Poppi, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, with burial to follow in Hyco Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Torres Perkins, Sr., will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
Mr. Portee was born in Cassatt to the late Thomas Portee, Sr. and Helen Hampton Portee. He was a member of Sweet Home Baptist Church and served as a Trustee. Mr. Portee enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and spending time with family.
Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Sidney Jamison Portee; children, Siddino “Dino” Portee, Courtney Portee; grandchildren, Thomas “Levy” Portee, Ahonesty Robinson, Alaysia Portee; Siblings, Dorothy Taylor, Marie McCormick, Martha Cassell, Clarence Hampton, Bessie Reynolds, Gerena Brown, Kathy Portee and Greg Portee.