Services for Mr. Sidney Fortenberry of Silver Creek were held Saturday, February 17, 2018, at Old Silver Creek Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
Mr. Sidney Fortenberry, 78, went to be with the Lord February 15, 2018, at Lawrence County Hospital.
He was born September 16, 1939, to the late Gideon Ray Fortenberry and Dimple Tally Polk Fortenberry.
He was employed at Lawrence County Hospital for 57 years and served as a construction worker as the Hospital was being built. He transitioned through various positions like Lab, Respiratory, EMT, Paramedic and Director of Radiology. He also served as the County Coroner for approximately 25 years and in the Army National Guard.
Preceding him in death were his parents; brothers, Billy Ray Fortenberry, Bobby Fortenberry and Tally Fortenberry and sister, Dorothy Reeves.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Deborah “Debbie” Rose Fortenberry; sons, Ernie Fortenberry and Brandon Fortenberry; daughter, Lacey Fortenberry Bass and brother, Phillip Fortenberry. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren, Eric Fortenberry, Brittany Jones, Addison Fortenberry, Aniston Bass, Braxton Fortenberry, Lexi Fortenberry, Sidnie Bass, Rivers Bass and the late Aubrey Fortenberry and 4 great-grandchildren.
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