Rickie "Apple" D. Fortner, 64, of Plumerville, passed from this life on Friday, May 3, 2013. Born in Conway, Ark., he was a son to the late Kenneth Sullivan and Clara (Roland) Fortner.
Mr. Fortner was an Army
Veteran, having served during the Vietnam War
with the 101st Airborne, where he received two purple heart
s and two bronze stars
. He retired from AP&L as a Senior Lineman.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Paula Fortner; and a sister, Mary Collier.
Those left to mourn his passing are his brothers, Mickey Fortner and wife Monta, of Guy, and Dickey Fortner and wife Connye, of Romance; step-daughters, Carlanda Sterling, of Plumerville, and Tyra Hahn, of Conway.
The graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Beryl Cemetery in Vilonia.
Condolences may be left online at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com