Porter's Electric Motor Service, Inc.

1310 N. Limestone Street
Gaffney, SC 29340



Heyward Porter, A Man of Service

Heyward Porter, Founder of Porter's Electric Motor ServiceHeyward Porter, founder of Porter’s Electric Motor Service, Inc., enlisted in the Army Air Force in 1942, and participated in 28 missions as a turret gunner. With the end of World War II, he returned to his hometown of Blacksburg, South Carolina and married his high school sweetheart, Lois Cobb.

After attending school on the GI Bill and learning the electric motor repair trade, Mr. Porter opened Porter’s Electric Motor Service in 1948. Since then, the business has grown into a 40,000 square feet facility with a reputation for high-quality service and competitive pricing.

Mr. Porter has been an avid community supporter for more than fifty years. He has served on the board of the Cherokee County Boys Club, the Cherokee County Salvation Army Advisory Board, and the Wachovia Bank Advisory Board. He has served as a member of the Cherokee Sertoma Club, a board member of the YMCA, and a member of the Shriners. He has served as Mayor of Blacksburg, South Carolina and he is a member of the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, where he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2007.

Heyward Porter’s life has been dedicated to serving his family, his country, and his community. He can be found today in the front office of Porter’s Electric Motor Service doing what he does best – serving customers.





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