Ira L. Boggs-Porter

Sep 29, 2021
Boggs-Porter, Ira L orig news



Celebration of Life Services:  1:00 PM, Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Union Missionary Baptist Church, 209 Jackson St., Waterloo




Visitation for one hour before the services at Union Missionary Baptist Church



Memorials may be directed to the family.


Ira L. Boggs-Porter, 31, died Wednesday, September 29, 2021. He was born August 11, 1990 in Chicago, IL, son of Ira L. and Katherine (Boggs) Porter. He attended Hawkeye Community College.  Ira had worked at various jobs in the Cedar Valley. He was a member of the Deliverance Temple Church of God in Christ.

He is survived by his parents; his children, I’Shanay, I’Zavion and Tallen; maternal grandmother, Rebecca Ewell; sisters: Tammy, Cynthia, Brenda and Shamika; his twin brother, Jarvis; and an extended family of brothers and sisters.

Ira is preceded in death by his grandparents.

Click here to send a private message to the family.



Leave a comment
  1. Tamika Galloway | Oct 07, 2021


    My condolences to you and your family, my prayers are with you.

  2. Reinaldo Tripplett | Oct 06, 2021

    Kathy & Ira,

    Please know that your classmates and friends from Benton Harbor are praying for you and each of us send our sincere condolences.  

    Words cannot express how we are deeply saddened we are knowing that you are going through the loss of your son.  Please know that God Is Truly Able and He Can and He Will…God Bless You All 🧡🖤🧡

    Leave a comment

    Locate Us

    Get directions to Locke Funeral Home.

    Play button icon. Click to order flowers.

    Order Flowers

    Choose the arrangement and let us worry about the rest

    Play button icon. Click to order flowers.

    Plan a Gathering & 

    Celebrate a life that has been lived and has touched so many.

    Play button icon. Click to plan a gathering or celebration.

    Local Grief Support

    Find a support group to help you cope with grief.

    Play button icon. Click to plan a gathering or celebration.