Richard Edwin Fortner, 64, retired foreman for Covington Electric, died May 27, 2020, in Covington. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. The husband of Vicky Rogers Fortner, he also leaves his sisters, Judy Cupples of Covington, Una Chris Coleman of Alabaster, AL, and Beverly Custer of Lake Belton, TX; and brothers David Fortner and Jimmy Fortner, both of Covington. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Christine Fortner, and a sister, Virginia Johnson.
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