Thomas Fortner

Age: 41
Address: Elk Shoal 
Date of Death: Sunday, July 13, 2014
Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service

Thomas “Tommy” Fortner, age 41, of Elk Shoal, passed away on Sunday, July 13th, 2014 due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.  A native of Yancey County, he was a son of Betty King Fortner of Elk Shoal and the late John Richard “Dickie” Fortner, who passed away in 1999.  He was also preceded in death by two sisters:  Kimberly Fortner and Dederia “Deddie” Freeman and a brother, Michael Fortner. 
          Surviving in addition to his mother is two children:  Ashley Fortner and Michael Fortner, both of Elk Shoal; brother, Richard Fortner and wife, Tina, of Youngsville.
          Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Yancey Funeral Services.  To send the Fortner family an online condolence, please visit our website at  

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