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Thomas Fortune

Thomas Fortune Sr.

Thursday, June 20th, 1940 - Sunday, July 26th, 2020
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Obituary

Thomas V. Fortune Sr., 80 of West Logan, WV departed this Sunday, July 26, 2020 at his residence.

He was born June 20, 1940 at Henlawson, WV to the late Winifred and Edith Fortune Hinchman. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his stepfather, D.W. Hinchman, son, Thomas V. Fortune II; brothers, Jack Fortune and Paul Fortune; sisters, Sue Ann Fortune, and Nancy Fortune Lilly; sisters-in-law, Norma Fortune and Elouine Fortune.

Tom lived his whole life in the Logan area and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Logan.

He is survived by his wife, Annetta Fortune; son, David R. Fortune; daughters-in-law, Melissa Fortune and Tiffany Fortune; brother, James Fortune; sisters-in-law, Pauline Fortune and Sharon Fortune; grandchildren, Rachael Fortune, Sara Fortune, Bryce Fortune, and Owen Fortune.

A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Akers-James Funeral Home at Logan. A private family committal service will be held in the Jones-Adkins Family Cemetery at Branchland following the visitation.

Pallbearers will be David, Bryce, and Owen Fortune, Josh Ison, Shane Vance, and Luke Lovejoy. Honorary pallbearers will be Vernon “Buddy” Ferrell and Ernie Bevins.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Logan.

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic and the Governor’s guidelines for large gatherings only 25 people will be allowed in the facility at one time. Please plan your visit accordingly as you may be asked to wait before entering the building. Face coverings are also required when inside the building and social distancing should be taken into consideration. Online condolences may also be left on our website www.jamesfh.com or the Akers-James Funeral Home Facebook page.

Akers-James Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 30th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, July 30th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Akers-James Funeral Home
    Address
    400 Main Ave.
    Logan, West Virginia 25601
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    Notes
    Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic and the Governor’s guidelines for large gatherings only 25 people will be allowed in the facility at one time. Please plan your visit accordingly as you may be asked to wait before entering the building. Face coverings are also required when inside the building and social distancing should be taken into consideration. Online condolences may also be left on our website or the Akers-James Funeral Home Facebook page.
  • Interment

    Thursday, July 30th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 30th, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    Jones-Adkins Family Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Branchland, WV
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Greg&Jeannie Dotson

Posted at 09:50pm
So sorry to hear of Tom,s passing taughts & prayers are with the family
DC

Diana Canterbury

Posted at 03:19pm
Just want to say we are so sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. Sending love and prayers for Annetta
And the family. Diana& Eddie Canterbury
KW

Kathy Williams

Posted at 10:02am
Kenny and I would like to send our condolences. Tom was a good man, always taking care of his family. We know how special he was to you all and we know he will be greatly missed. Kenny worked with Tom for 22 yrs, he has a lot of fond memories of him. He always had a smile for all he came in contact with. Love, hugs and prayers of comfort for you all at this difficult time.
Love,
Kenny and Kathy Williams

Tim Lewis

Posted at 08:44pm
I am deeply saddened for the loss of this great man, he was a second father to me growing up. So many fond memories shared. So many thoughts of joy, he was such a great influencer in my life. Mr. Fortune you will be deeply missed and always will hold a special place in my life.
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