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George A. Fortner, Sr.

October 28, 2018
George A. Fortner, Sr.
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Obituary for George A. Fortner, Sr.

George A. Fortner, Sr., of Chesapeake, VA, went home to be with the Lord in Heaven on Sunday, October 28, 2018.

He was born in Portsmouth, VA to the late Velt Fortner and Pauline Alviar. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Donald Fortner.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 54 years Judy Mae Fortner, daughter Deborah “Debbie” Marie Fortner, son George Andrew “Andy” Fortner, Jr., daughter Jodie Mae Fortner Love, son Marcus Anthony “Tony” Fortner, grandson Owen Anthony Fortner, granddaughter Sarah Kathryn Fortner, grandson Andrew Dakota “Cody” Fortner, granddaughter Jessica Marie Fortner, grandson Preston George Love, sister Rosa Jones and her husband Kenny, and a host of extended family and friends.

After working for The Porter Hayden Company for ten years, he started the residential contracting company George and Sons, that proudly served the Hampton Roads community for 40 years. George enjoyed spending time with his family and traveling to the mountains with his wife. He was also an avid fisherman and spent his retirement years quietly on nine acres in Dendron, VA where he built his last home with his own private fishing pond.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 3rd at 11 a.m. at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Bridge Chapel in Chesapeake followed by a burial service at Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening, November 2nd from 6 – 8 p.m.


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Visitation

Friday

2

Nov

6:00 PM 11/2/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/2/2018 8:00:00 PM
Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Bridge Chapel

524 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Bridge Chapel
524 Cedar Road Chesapeake 23322 VA
United States

Service

Saturday

3

Nov

11:00 AM 11/3/2018 11:00:00 AM
Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Bridge Chapel

524 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Bridge Chapel
524 Cedar Road Chesapeake 23322 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Chesapeake Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

524 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322

524 Cedar Road Chesapeake 23322 VA
United States
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