George Wayne Fortner, 66, of Freeport, Fla., passed away Monday, April 23, 2012.
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He was born May 1, 1945, in Mobile, Ala., to George and Martha Guledge Fortner.
Mr. Fortner was a resident of Freeport. He was Baptist by faith. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He graduated from Tuskegee High School in 1963. He also graduated from Auburn University receiving his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. He worked in retail most of his life. Upon retiring to Freeport he began working as a Veterinarian Technician at the Freeport Pet Clinic.
Mr. Fortner is preceded in death by his parents.
Mr. Fortner is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Martha Weaver Fortner of Freeport, Fla.; one brother, Jack Bryan and wife, Gwen, of Mobile; one sister, Gail Reynolds and husband, Earl, of Dadeville, Ala.; five nieces and nephews, Donna, Tina, Sandy, Ben and Laura; and sister-in-law, Marie Weaver Myles.
Memorial service will be held at a later date.
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Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.
Published in The Gadsden Times on Apr. 27, 2012