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Volume 26, Number 5 — May 2019

ONLINE ONLY: More Porterfield Photos — Behind the Legend

Bob and his dog, Dobbin, at home.
Bob and his dog, Dobbin, at home.
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February 27, 2007

These photos, courtesy of Barter Media, provide a glimpse into the personal life of Robert Porterfield.

Topics: Theatre

A wonderful family photo of Bob, Mary, Jay, and Dobbin.

Bob with his mother, Miss Daisy.

Will Geer, beloved for his Grandpa Walton character and many other accomplishments, at Twin Oaks.

Bob and Jay at a cabin behind Twin Oaks.

Bob and Jay hand-in-hand.

Bob laughing as Jay poses with his rabbit ears.

Bob at around the age of 11 or 12.

Bob and his father's car.

Bob holds a little pig traded for theatre tickets.

The little sow all grown up.

Bob tending some of his dairy cows.

Bob in an airplane while in the Army.

This photo captures the Porterfield charm that lasted a lifetime and became a legend.