Carl "Bo" Michael Porter Sr.

November 16, 1961 ~ May 29, 2018 (age 56)

Carl “Bo” Michael Porter Sr. of Niles, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 4:43 p.m. in the Cleveland Clinic. He was 56.

Bo was born on November 16, 1961 in Warren, the son of the late Lester and Lucille Wagner Porter.

Mr. Porter was a graduate of Niles McKinley High School. He was the owner and operator of BP Shirt Company, where he did screen printing for many years.

He had a passion for old cars, from admiring them to collecting them. Bo had an extensive knife collection. He enjoyed watching the food network. Most importantly he loved spending time with his family, he cherished the times he spent with them around a campfire or playing catch in the backyard.

 Bo is survived by his wife, Veronica Ann Pospisil Porter, whom he married September 23, 2000; 3 children, Carl Michael Porter Jr., Andrew “Harry” Porter, and Ashley Porter all of whom reside at home; 2 brothers, Timothy Porter and Talmadge Porter both of Niles.

In addition to his parents, Bo was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Sandra Porter and Brenda Porter.

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Calling hours will be on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. in the funeral home.

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