George “Sonny” Raymond Fortson, 69 of Colbert passed away November 29, 2019. He was the son of the late Tom & Imogene Fortson. Sonny was also preceded in death by two grandchildren, Jodi Torres and Kaycee Phelps. He was a member of Colbert United Methodist Church.
Sonny worked in pipeline/ cable for many years. He loved a good game of poker after a ride on the bike. He appreciated the simple life and enjoyed good conversations. He was a proud American and an old soul. A great man to many. He was widely loved and will be greatly missed.
The family will visit at the funeral home Saturday November 30, 2019 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral service will be held Sunday December 1, 2019 2:00pm, at Colbert UMC with Pastor Joe Gunby officiating, Sonny will lie in state at the church from 1:00pm to 2:00pm. The interment will be in Colbert Cemetery.
Survivors include: Children, Lisa Bolin, Katherine (Nick) Phelps, Brandy (Kyle) Kriveruchka and Cody (Brandy) Fortson; sisters and brother, Jean Simmons, Sue Jenkins, Deborah Rogers, Rhonda Stewart and Tim Fortson; ten grandchildren, two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Lord & Stephens, Danielsville, Danielsville, GA is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com
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