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Sidney Allen Fortney, 78, of Shinnston, passed away on Tuesday (Jan. 17, 2017) at the Hopemont Hospital.
He was born on April 30, 1938, in Prospect Valley, to the late Leo Glen and Helen Agnes Davis Fortney.
Sidney is survived by his nieces, Shirley Bucher and her husband Doug of Reader, Sally Jane Purnell and her husband John of Parsons, and Anita Lynn Nuzum and her husband Tom of Fairmont; sister-in-law, Juanita Fortney of Fairmont; niece-in-law, Sandy Fortney; and several great-nieces and -nephews.
In addition to his parents, Sidney was preceded by his brothers, Rev. F. Paul Fortney and Jesse Glen Fortney; sister, Rev. Lillian E. Simmons; and nephew, Paul R. Fortney.
Sidney was a former member of the Wesley Chapel in Prospect Valley.
Friends and family will be received from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday at Harmer Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Harmer Funeral Home with Rev. Elizabeth Carson. Interment will follow at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Wyatt.
Online memories and condolences may be shared at www.harmerfuneralhome.com.
A service of the Harmer Funeral Home, Shinnston.
Published on January 19, 2017
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