Cover photo for Redick Wesley Fortner's Obituary
Redick Wesley Fortner Profile Photo
1919 Redick 2014

Redick Wesley Fortner

December 10, 1919 — October 26, 2014

Mr. Redick Wesley Fortner, age 94, of McEwen, TN, passed away Sunday, October 26, 2014, in Waverly HealthCare Center in Waverly, TN. Mr. Fortner was born December 10, 1919, in Waverly, TN, to William Vester and Nola Elizabeth Williams Fortner. He was married to Mae Evelyn Grice Fortner. Mr. Fortner was a member of Mariah Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Waverly, TN, and a self-employed Plumber and Electrician. He was also a member of Hickman-Patterson Post #34 of the American Legion, Waverly Lodge #304 F & AM and a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army 43rd Infantry Division and he saw action from Guadal Canal through the Phillipines. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, October 28, 2014, from 4-7 p.m., and Wednesday, October 29, 2014, from 12 noon until funeral service time at 1 p.m., at the Luff-Bowen Funeral Home in Waverly, TN. Rev. Ray Mayo and Rev. Nathaniel Mathews will be officiating the service. Interment will follow in the Concord Cemetery in Waverly, TN. Active pallbearers will be Jeremy Fortner, Joe David Fortner, Alan Jones, Ben Hunt, Nathan Fortner, and Jeremy Black. Survivors include: Loving wife of 72 years: Mae Fortner, McEwen, TN Children: Billy Ray Fortner (Vicky), Lobelville, TN Elizabeth Ann Fortner Hunt (Sanders), Hurricane Mills, TN Tony Wesley Fortner (Janine), Primm Springs, TN Brothers: Bobby Fortner (Carol), Waverly, TN Jimmy Fortner (Peggy), Yuma, AZ Sister: Frances Burgess, Memphis, TN 9 Grandchildren 10 Great Grandchildren Preceded in death by: Parents: William "Boss" and Nola Fortner Sisters: Laurine Madden Grice, Betty Lou Melton, and Katherine Fortner Brown Brother: Vester Fortner LUFF-BOWEN FUNERAL HOME 2400 Hwy. 13 North Waverly, TN 37185 Telephone 931-296-2437 Obituary Line 931-296-3500
To order memorial trees in memory of Redick Wesley Fortner, please visit our tree store.

Visits: 3

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree