Raymond Vernon Fortune

March 30, 1935 ~ April 27, 2020 (age 85)

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On Monday, April 27,2020, Raymond Vernon Fortune transitioned home to heaven at age 85 in Mobile, Alabama.  He was born on March 29, 1935 to the late Eugene C., Sr. and Willie Hazel Fortune in Mobile, Alabama.


Raymond graduated in 1955 from Central High School.  After high school he joined the United States Air Force. He was employed with International Paper Company and various other jobs.


Raymond was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene C Fortune, Sr., and Willie Hazel Fortune; a sister, Julia Ann Fortune; two brothers, Lamont and Eugene C. Fortune, Jr., and a sister-in-law Floretta Fortune.


Raymond leaves to cherish his memories, one devoted and loving daughter, Cynthia C. White of Whatley, Alabama; two sisters, Evelyn (Winston) James of Mobile Alabama and Marian Mitchell of Memphis, Tennessee; one brother, Henry (Stella) Fortune of San Francisco, California; One granddaughter, Christina (Antonio) Hall of Montgomery, Alabama.   A devoted and loyal brother-in-law, Winston James; special friend, Ethel Richardson; two loving and devoted nieces, Yolanda Porter and Linda McKinney; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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Funeral Service
May 5, 2020

11:00 AM
Small's Mortuary
950 S. Broad St.
Mobile, AL 36603

Private Interment

Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery
34904 AL 225
Spanish Fort, AL 36577

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