|WCSI Local News|
Decatur County residents and Indiana high school basketball historians are mourning the loss of a local basketball legend.
"The Greensburg Daily News" is reporting that 94-year-old David Porter passed away Tuesday morning in Greensburg.
Porter was a lifelong resident of Decatur and Ripley Counties and a graduate of Westport High School and Indiana University.
Porter was a basketball coach and teacher at Sandcreek High School, Jac-Cen-Del High School and South Decatur High School. He left each coaching job with a winning record and nearly 450 total wins. Porter authored two books concerning the game of basketball and his coaching career. In 2003, he was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.
The paper reports that funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport with burial to follow at Union Baptist Cemetery.
For more information, go to http://www.greensburgdailynews.com/.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013 5:40:09 PM
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