Arthur "Red" Fortney

Born: Tue., Apr. 3, 1928
Died: Wed., Sep. 19, 2018


Visitation

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Mon., Sep. 24, 2018
Location: West Alexandria Church of the Brethren


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Sep. 24, 2018
Location: West Alexandria Church of the Brethren


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FORTNEY,  Arthur “Red”, age 90 formerly of West Alexandria, OH. passed away suddenly Wed. Sept. 19, 2018 in Sidney.  He was born in Greensburg, IN. on April 3, 1928 to Daniel and Virgie (Flory) Fortney.  He was a graduate of West Alexandria High School and graduated from barber school in Cincinnati.  He was an Army veteran, served in Korea and earned a Purple Heart.  At one time he was on the auxiliary police department of the village.  He was a member of West Alexandria Church of the Brethren and had served on many offices including deacon and usher.  He was a barber in West Alexandria for over 40 years. Mr. Fortney moved to Sidney, OH. in 2009. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha in 2006.  He is survived by three children, Jenny (Lou) Sherman, Botkins, OH., Mark (Mary) Fortney, Wentzville, MO., Jill Fortney, Beavercreek, OH., 5 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 at West Alexandria Church of the Brethren with Rev. Brody Rike officiating.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. until time of service at 11:00 A.M.  Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.  Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home, West Alexandria, OH. is in charge of arrangements. For condolences, www.lindloffzimmerman.com

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Jeff Studebaker
   Posted Sat September 22, 2018
Jenny, Mark, and all,

I am sad to learn of your father's passing. May God be with you as you enter this next phase of your lives.

Jane Morell Smith
   Posted Sat September 22, 2018
On behalf of the Commodore Preble Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, I send our condolences on the loss of your family member, Arthur “Red” Fortney, a U.S. Army veteran. Thank you for his service to our country

Gene and JoEllen Tapalman
   Posted Fri September 28, 2018
We are sorry to learn of Art’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you
all during this difficult time. We pray you receive strength from your faith, love from your family and support from your friends.

Dwight Getts
   Posted Sun September 30, 2018
Deepest sympathies and condolences to the family and friends of Art.

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