Shane Fortner


Shane Fortner, 37, a resident of Birchwood, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at the family residence.

Shane graduated from Chattanooga Central High School with honors in 2001. He attended Chattanooga State and MTSU for a short time. Shane was a very faithful Christian.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Cody Fortner; his grandparents, Bobbie Fortner, Carl William Fortner, Mary Kennedy and Shirley Kennedy.

He is survived by his father, Carl E. Fortner; his mother and stepfather, Barbara and Gale Tinsley; along with numerous cousins, aunts and uncles.

A Remembrance of Life service will be held graveside at McInturf Cemetery on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. David Evans officiating.

Family and friends will serve as Shane’s casket bearers.

The family will receive friends today, Nov. 20, 2018, from 6 until 9 p.m. at Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services, North Ocoee Street Chapel.

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