Mr. Xavier Hashim Porchia also known as “Zay,” “Zeek,” or “Xa” was called home by the Lord Wednesday, July 15, 2020. He was born June 14th, 1975 to Virgil and Sherry Porchia in Little Rock, AR.
Mr. Porchia attended Bryant High School and was active in several sports. In football he received the Outstanding Defensive Lineman of the year Award (1989), Player of the week (October 16th, 1992), 2nd Year Letterman Award (1992). In track he received Mustang Field Event Award (1990). In baseball Mr. Porchia pitched over 20 no hitters and accumulated many home run accolades.
Mr. Porchia enlisted in the Arkansas Army National Guard as an Aircraft Structural Repairman in 2006 with Company B 449th Aviation Support Battalion. Specialist Xavier Hashim Porchia served overseas during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2008. Specialist Porchia served his country and the Arkansas Army National Guard honorably for over five years, receiving the Army Achievement Medal and many other Army awards. Later in his career Mr. Porchia joined with Dassault Falcon Jet where he dedicated 14 years and received 10 years of Service Award and was very dedicated to his career.
Preceded in death by his grandmother Lois Wicks and sister; Lourinda Hernandez. He is survived by his wife Shanna Porchia of Sparkman, AR, daughter Brianna Porchia of Mabelvale, AR, son Cameron Porchia of Camden, AR, parents Virgil and Sherry Porchia of Alexander, AR, siblings Stephanie Wicks of Alexander AR, Virgil Porchia Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri, Belinda (Darryl) Clapp of Kansas City, Missouri, Jerry (Brigitte) Porchia of Raytown, Missouri, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Mr. Xavier Porchia, a man known deep down as a true caring family man who loved his children deeply. He had profound love for his mom, dad, siblings, and family. He deeply LOVED all his family and friends. Around them he was always full of the most joy and happiness one could imagine.