Donald Edwin Fortson

Born: Wed., Feb. 28, 1940
Died: Mon., Dec. 4, 2017


7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Fri., Dec. 08, 2017
Location: McKenzie Mortuary

Graveside Service

11:00 AM Sat., Dec. 09, 2017
Location: Oak Grove Original Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery

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Bolton: Donald Edwin Fortson 77 of Bolton died Monday 12/04/2017. He was preceded in death by his Mother Henrietta Lacont and Father Jack Fortson and wife; Mary Catherine Hester Fortson He served in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam and later began a career in truck driving that lasted over ten years. During this time he has been a member of the Bolton Baptist Church in Bolton, NC
Survivors include Daughters, Julie F. Cook of Sherrills Ford, NC and Cheryl F. Patterson of Newton, NC; Sister, Martha F. Martin of Cleveland, NC;  Brother, John William (Bill) Fortson  of Statesville, NC;  Granddaughters, Breana Cook of Sherills Ford, NC and Aleena Patterson of Newton, NC;  Grandson, Canon Patterson of Newton, NC.

Graveside service at Oak Grove Original Freewill  Baptist Church Cemetery Saturday December 09, 2017 @ 11:00 am with Rev. Sterling Sarvis officiating .

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Velvet P Sims
   Posted Wed December 06, 2017
In the moment of loss, words are useless. God rest his soul in peace and the angels always be there with you. Our most sincere condolences.

Rachel Gibbs
   Posted Wed December 06, 2017

I am so sorry for the loss of your father. Please know that your family is in my prayers and do not hesitate to let me know if there is anything I can do for you.


Donald Robinson
   Posted Thu December 07, 2017
Julie so sorry for the tragic loss of your dad, Robin and I are keeping you and your family in our prayers....Duck

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