Mr. Roy Fort, 85 year old resident of Whitesville, died Sunday, March 6, 2011, at Vista Care Hospice at Franciscan Woods in Columbus.

Mr. Fort was born Tuesday, July 21, 1925, in Harris County, Georgia, the son of the late Jeff and Jessie Williams Fort. He was a graduate of Chipley High School in Harris County. Mr. Fort was active member of the Whitesville United Methodist Church. He was a self-employed cattle farmer, had worked at T. J. Beale Company and for Bobby Lanier at Standard Oil Company.

Mr. Fort is preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Fort and a sister and brother-in-law, India and Henry Cook. He is survived by his sister, Martha F. Washington of Huguley, Alabama; nieces and nephews, Marie Allen of Forsyth, Georgia, Charles Cook of Atlanta, Georgia, Betty Noack of Columbus, Georgia, Helen and Tom Cook of Morrow, Georgia, Nancy Ashe of Callhan, Florida, and Larry and Brenda Washington of Huguley, Alabama; several great nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to the Whitesville United methodist Church, in care of Shirley Talley, 16245 Highway 219, West Point, Georgia, 31833.
 

Professional services provided by McCarthy Funeral Home Inc. in West Point Georgia. www.Mccarthyfuneralhomeinc.com

Posted by (McFH) Administrator on December 10, 2011
Ken and Debby Oliver wrote at
2011-03-07 13:35:12



Roy,
You will be greatly missed. I allready miss recieving your words of wisdom.
You were always quit and polite to all. You will be missed at Franciscan Woods.






Ken and Debby Oliver wrote at
2011-03-07 13:36:51



Madeline says you were a always polite and a good man also.






Tiffany Vinsant, Director wrote at
2011-03-07 15:48:

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Posted by (McFH) Administrator on December 10, 2011
Ken and Debby Oliver wrote at
2011-03-07 13:35:12



Roy,
You will be greatly missed. I allready miss recieving your words of wisdom.
You were always quit and polite to all. You will be missed at Franciscan Woods.






Ken and Debby Oliver wrote at
2011-03-07 13:36:51



Madeline says you were a always polite and a good man also.






Tiffany Vinsant, Director wrote at
2011-03-07 15:48:
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Franciscan Woods will greatly miss you. You became part of our family and always will be. We will all miss your vegetables from the garden, you took so much pride in growing them. We love you

Allen Henderson/Birmigham wrote at
2011-03-08 12:02:44 Hello Martha been many a year since I worker with you and Dot at Huguley-Scott. Sorry to learn of Roy's passing. I worked with him at R.F. Lanier's business.