Danial Eugene Fortney
Overview of a Life Well Lived
Daniel Eugene Fortney, 76, of Lancaster, Ohio passed into the loving arms of his Savior on Monday, January 30, 2017 at his residence in Plano, TX. He was born November 3, 1940 in Lancaster, Ohio to the late L. Wayne and Mary Ann (Morehart) Fortney. Dan was raised in Lancaster, Ohio and graduated from Lancaster High School in 1958. In 1963, he graduated from Pennsylvania Military College.
Dan married his high school sweetheart, Karren Lee Jones, on December 29, 1963 at First United Methodist Church in Lancaster, Ohio. Until his retirement at age 74, he was a Certified Management Accountant and worked at several Fortune 500 companies.
Survivors include his wife, Karren; brother, Tirre Fortney; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Lisa Fortney and grandsons Jonathan (wife Alyssa) Fortney and Andrew Fortney; daughter, Kaylee Fortney and granddaughter Jessica VanAsdale; son and daughter-in-law, Matt and Cecely Fortney and granddaughters Coraline Fortney and Amelie Fortney; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Clearwater Community Church in Richardson, Texas. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be given to East West Ministries International (eastwest.org) or the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation (cholangiocarcinoma.org).