In Loving

Douglas Fortner

Aug 04, 1949Feb 20, 2017

Memorial Service


Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church


Fri, February 24, 2017


11 : 00 PM – 12 : 00 AM

Obituary message

FORTNER, Douglas Lewis, 67, of Midlothian, Virginia passed away peacefully on February 18, 2017 after a long courageous battle with cancer. Doug was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on August 4, 1949 to Bill and Frances Fortner. Doug served his country in the US Air Force for 20 years, retiring as a Supply Systems Analysis Supervisor in 1989. In addition to his parents he is survived by three sons, Brian Fortner (Jennifer), Andrew Fortner and Joe Ray; sister Dana Ritchie (Jack); and eight grandchildren, Lilliana, Aurora, Piper, Taylor, Olivia, Carrington, Keaton and Kylie. A celebration of Dougs life will begin at 11am Friday, February 24 at Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church in Midlothian, with a reception to follow. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Doug will be laid to rest at a later date at the Veterans Cemetery in Amelia, Virginia. Online guest book is available at