Charles Leroy Fort
Charles Leroy "Butch" Fort, 73, of Hebron, passed away on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Florence. He was a Warehouse Shipping Attendant for Williamson Air Conditioning Company in Cincinnati. Butch was a member of St. Agnes Church in Ft. Wright and American Legion Post #4, he was an avid bowler, carried the American Flag on Memorial Day in the Park Hills Parade for many years and loved his children, grandchildren and dogs very much.
Butch served our country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, where he served two tours as a Sniper Specialist.
Survivors include his loving wife, Phyllis Fort of Hebron; daughters, Melissa "Missy" (David) Witt of Ft. Wright, Phyllis (Mike) Bigley of Goshen, OH, Tammy (Brooke) Smith of Powell, TN; 5 grandchildren; great-granddaughter, Millie Marie; and cousins, Terry, Billy, and Wayne.
Visitation will be from 4:00pm to 7:00pm Wednesday, August 20, 2014 followed by a brief prayer service all in Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home, 316 Elm Street, Ludlow, KY.
Interment with full military honors at11:00AM Thursday, August 21, 2014 in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North, Williamstown, KY.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Recycled Doggies, P.O. Box 498311, Cincinnati, OH 45249 or St. Augustine School, 1840 Jefferson Avenue, Covington, KY 41014.