A memorial service will be held Friday at 11 am at the Collinsville Baptist Church with Rev. John Morgan officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Collinsville Baptist Church. Perry Funeral Home directing. www.perryfuneral.net.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Grow Fortner; son, Peter (Candid) Fortner of Moncks Corner, South Carolina, daughter, Tasha (Christopher) Mancill of Fort Payne, and two grandchildren.