George "Kenny" Fortinberry
FUNERAL HOME
McKneely Funeral Home - Kentwood - Kentwood
501 Avenue G
Kentwood, LA

A resident of Kentwood, LA, passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at his home in Kentwood, LA. He was born May 25, 1955 in New Orleans, LA and was 66 years of age.

He retired from Tangipahoa Parish School System and loved his Harley Davidsons. He was a minister of music, deacon and Sunday school teacher at Greenlaw Baptist Church and Lewiston Baptist Church. He loved spending time with his church friends, work friends and his Friday get togethers at Don Lewis' house. He was a very talented designer and fabricator who could make anything.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Cutrer Fortinberry; daughters, Christy Fortinberry May and husband Albert, Nikki Fortinberry Varnado and husband Jody; 3 grandchildren, Bodie Young, Braden May and Matthew Varnado; 2 sisters, Patricia Braase and husband Lawrence and Kelly Fulcher and husband Bill; mother, Irene Shute Fortinberry; best friends, Charlie Kirkland, Don Lewis, Ted Lewis, Richard Hendry and Randy Cutrer.

Preceded in death by his father, George Kellie Fortinberry.

Graveside Services will be held at Lewiston Cemetery, Kentwood, LA at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, October 16, 2021. Services conducted by Rev. Corey Morris. McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com


Published by The Daily Star on Oct. 16, 2021.
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Very talented will be missed
Ronnie Puls
Coworker
October 18, 2021
So sorry to learn of Kenny’s passing. It’s hard to say good bye to a beloved son, brother, husband, grandpa, uncle at any time. He is free to soar and enjoy his heavenly family waiting there to greet him. Sincere condolences to each of you.
Susan Our Stone
Friend
October 18, 2021
I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences.
Bianca Roberts
Coworker
October 17, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Deborah Wall
Friend
October 16, 2021
Larry and Lavelle Cannon
Family
October 16, 2021
Dear Patricia & Family,
Bob and I are sorry to read about the loss of your brother. We both have fond memories of your family living down the street from us. May God give you peace and comfort .
Ginger & Bob Landry
Friend
October 15, 2021
Very sorry to see this regarding Kenny. It seems only yesterday we he and Kelly rode to school as young kids with my mother. Time marches on. My heartfelt condolences to "Miss" Irene, Patricia, Kelly as well
as to his wife, children, grands
and a host of friends..
Glenda Sharkey
Acquaintance
October 15, 2021
I’m am so sorry for your loss Kenny was a good Christian man and will be missed by all. Love y’all.
Gwynette Gill
October 15, 2021
Peggy, Christy and Nikki I am so sorry to hear about Kenny passing! You are all in my thoughts prayers!! ❤
Patti Tyler
Friend
October 15, 2021
Kenny was a good Christian, a good husband, father and grandfather and a talented worker. He loved Leona, his Harley Davidson, and enjoyed riding. He was a good Friend to many and will be missed.Ted and Barbara Lewis, Kentwood,La
Ted and Barbara Lewis
Friend
October 15, 2021
Patricia and family I am so sorry to hear of Kenny's death. My prayers are for God's comfort and peace in the sad days ahead for his wife, children, your mother, you , your sister and all of your family.
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Fay Todd
October 15, 2021
Christy and Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Ann Huff
October 15, 2021
So sorry to hear that Kenny had passed. Fond memories of school days. Prayers for his family
Beverly Graham Kropog
Friend
October 15, 2021
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