Kenneth R Porrett

February 1st, 1939 to September 26th, 2022

Kenneth Richard Porrett, 83, of Applegate, died Monday, September 26, 2022.

He was born February 1, 1939 in Port Huron to the late Frank M. and Helen M. Porrett. He married Joanne Beck on July 1, 1961 in First Presbyterian Church, Croswell.

Kenneth graduated from Port Huron High School in 1957 and joined the U.S. Army in 1962. He served in Vietnam, then went on to own and operate Porrett Seely’s Service Auto Repair Shop. Kenneth was a member of Westminster Church of Port Huron and DAV, Chapter #12. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading, gardening, and refurbishing furniture.

He is survived by his wife, Joanne; children, Cheryl Porrett, Karen (Paul) Allen, Kenneth (Janet) Porrett and Stephen (Rhonda) Porrett; two brothers, William E. Porrett, and Edward L. Porrett; nine grandchildren, Alexander (Kourtney) Allen, Matthew (Melissa) Allen, Ethan (RaeAnna) Porrett, Jacob, Timothy, Caleb, Ryan, Alyssa, and Jessica Porrett; three great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Oliver and Natalie Allen; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Frank C., James M., Robert S., and Ralph B. Porrett.

Visitation will be held from 2 - 4 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m. on Thursday September 29, 2022 in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. in Westminster Church of Port Huron on Friday, September 30, 2022. Reverend Timothy Anderson will officiate. Military honors will be conducted under the auspices of the United States Army and St. Clair County Allied Veteran Honor Guard. His grandchildren will be pallbearers.

Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Westminster Church or the DAV, Chapter #12. To send condolences, visit

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