In Memory of




Obituary for Robert ""Willie"" Fortune

Robert "Willie" Fortune, II 84 years old of Millington, TN passed away at his home on August 7, 2022. Willie was born in Bolivar, TN on June 10, 1938 to Ruby and Willard Fortune. His family moved to Memphis when he was seven years old. He graduated from Southside High School in 1956. He was proud to be a Southside Scrapper. Willie worked at Dupont for 30 plus years and enjoyed gardening, boating, water skiing, camping and horses. He had a few Tennessee Walkers that he loved. Willie was also a proud member of First Baptist Church of Millington where he sang in the choir for many years and was a member of the Tennessee Campers on Mission. Willie is survived by his wife of 60 plus years, Betty Fortune; daughters, Sandi and Sonya Fortune; grandson, Martin Fortune-Hibel; son Robert Fortune, III and daughter-in-law, Tina Fortune. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Willard Fortune, Sr. and Ruby Fortune; his sister, Joyce Hawks and grandson, Michael Goforth. The family will receive friends Sunday (Aug 14) at the Millington Chapel from 12pm until the service at 2:00pm. Interment will be held Tuesday at 1:00pm in Northridge Woodhaven Cemetery.
Munford Funeral Home
Millington Chapel
(901) 873-0123