William Duke Fort
1946 - 2020
{ "" }
Share William's life story with friends and family
Send an Email
Or Copy this URL to Share
GUYTON -William Duke Fort, 73, died on May 29, 2020, at his home after a long illness, surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren.
He was born on Sept. 20, 1946, in Guyton and lived in Guyton all of his life. He was a 1965 graduate of Effingham County High School and served in the Vietnam War in the United States Marine Corps.
He spent his career as a meat cutter in several grocery stores in Effingham County and enjoyed spending his retirement years in his woodworking shop.
Surviving are his wife, Susan Toole Fort, of Guyton; his daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly and Eric McCallie, of Guyton; his son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Crisa Fort, of Guyton; and three grandsons, Ethan Chavis, Baylor McCallie and Cullen McCallie.
A graveside service was conducted May 31, 2020, at Guyton Cemetery.
Riggs Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.

To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published in Effingham Herald from Jun. 3 to Jun. 9, 2020.
Graveside service
03:00 PM
the Guyton Cemetery
Funeral services provided by
Order by phone: (866) 764-7853
Memories & Condolences
Not sure what to say?
0 entries
Invite others to add memories
Share to let others add their own memories and condolences