Joe Dean Fortney
September 5, 1952 – October 30, 2021
Joe Dean Fortney of Wilson passed away Saturday. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 -8 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home.
Joe is survived by his loving wife, Lugene Buehler Fortney; daughter, Victoria Barnett and husband, Charles Boykin; sons, Jonathan Fortney; step-daughter, Melissa Howard and husband, Steve; step-sons, George Stayton and wife, Sandy, and William Sutton; grandchildren, Jasmine Fortney, Lucas Barnett, Dustin Howard, Emily Howard, Heidi Howard, Savannah Howard, Bryson Howard, Tyler Stayton, Jared Stayton, A.J. Stayton, Alex Howard, Dillon Howard, and Amelia Boykin; brothers, Wilgus Fortney and wife Sharon, and Danny Fortney and wife, Cynthia; sisters-in-law, Cheryl Buehler Graziani, and Jennifer Buehler Sugg and husband, Charles; brother-in-law, Ricky Buehler and wife, Linda; many nieces and nephews and his beloved pet, Lil Bit.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Jessie Combs Fortney.
Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.