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West Alexandria Church of the Brethren
Monday September 24th, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am

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Arthur "Red" Fortney

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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Deepest sympathies and condolences to the family and friends of Art.

Dwight Getts Sep 30 2018 12:00 AM

We are sorry to learn of Arts 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.

Gene and JoEllen Tapalman Sep 28 2018 12:00 AM

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.

Jeff Studebaker Sep 22 2018 12:00 AM

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

Jane Morell Smith Sep 22 2018 12:00 AM