Donald Thomas Portis

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 3, 2006

Donald Thomas Portis was born in Alabama on June 13, 1957, and passed away at his residence on Monday, Aug. 28, 2006 at the age of 49.

He was a resident of Columbiana. He was employed with Citation Foam Steel Company for fourteen years. He was a loving son, brother, great father and a good friend that was always helping others.

Survivors of Mr. Portis include his parents, George Thomas and Addie Lee Portis of Columbiana; step-daughters, Keitra, Ingrid and Gretchen Kidd of Shelby; sister, Carla Portis of Birmingham; brothers, Darren, Steve, Stan all of Columbiana and David Portis of Shelby; aunts, Betty Lee of Shelby; and Gertrude Parker of Patterson, La.; and his former wife and good friend, Bonnie Kidd of Shelby. Also, Mr. Portis was survived by a host of nieces and nephews, other family members and many friends.