Larry Elwin Porter, 83, passed away on September 17, 2022 in Mesa, Arizona. He was born to Sanford and Dorothy Porter in Central, AZ in 1939. He was the youngest of 5 children; Harold (dec.), Donald (dec.), Marilyn (dec.), and Harry. In 1964, Larry married his sweetheart Sheila Ann Mauss and we’re lucky to have celebrated 58 years together raising their 6 children; Kevin, Lauri (Jeff), Cindy (Toby), Amy (Dan), Michael (Becky), and Holly (Eric). Larry enjoyed spending time with his 28 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Larry spent most of his adult life in Mesa and St. George, Utah. Larry loved his country and enjoyed serving others. Funeral services are Friday, September 23, 2022 at 10:00am, preceded by a visitation at 9:00am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Chapel, 825 S 32nd St, Mesa.