Published in The Washington Post on Aug. 24, 2018
STEPHEN THOMAS PORTER II
With great sadness, the family of Stephen Thomas Porter II
("Thomas") announces his passing on July 10, 2018.
Born in Washington, DC to the late Stephen O. and Clarissa
Porter, Thomas was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High
School (69). Thomas later obtained bachelor's and master's
degrees in architecture from Tulane University (74).
Thomas owned his own architectural firm specializing in restaurant design before relocating
to Atlanta, Georgia.
He was an exquisite self-taught cook, gifted handyman, and a consummate entertainer.
Thomas is survived by his wife of 44 years, Pamela, his children, Stephen and Kate (Pedro)
and granddaughter, Olivia. He also is survived by his brothers, John (Kathy) and Bob,
sisters-in-law, Marcia (John) and Lynn (Ken) and his nieces and nephews.
A Memorial service will be held on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 3 p.m. at Peachtree Road
United Methodist Church ("PRUMC"), 3180 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Thomas's memory to PRUMC.