David Owen Fort

Augusta, Ga.- David Owen Fort, 94, of Mura Drive, husband of the late Carolyn Miller Fort, entered into rest Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at University Hospital.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 31, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Billy Atkins officiating.

Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Fort, son of the late David O. and Josie Tanner Fort, was born in Laurens County Georgia. He was a member of Fleming Baptist Church and long time member of Calvary Baptist Church. Mr. Fort was retired civil service and had served in the United States Army during World War II.

Mr. Fort was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Mitzie Faye Fort.

Survivors include his son and daughter in law, David O. “Owen” and Carol Fort, of Evans; his daughters and sons in law, Carol Anne and Denny Works, of Evans, GA, and Margaret and Bob Wehn, of Augusta; grandchildren, Kevin and Lara Fort, Micah and Laurie Fort, Derek and Michele Fort, Charity and Jason Carrington, Heather and Joe Weaver, Faith and Chris Suell, Elizabeth Wehn, and Robert Wehn; and thirteen great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be his Grandsons.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Encouragers Sunday School Class of Fleming Baptist Church.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Fleming Baptist Church, 3027 Peach Orchard Rd, Augusta, GA 30906 .

The family will receive friends Thursday from 12:00 noon until the hour of the service at the funeral home.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta Georgia.

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