Hilliard Rospert Funeral Home

Hilliard Rospert Funeral Home

Hilliard Rospert Funeral Home

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richard fortner
Fortner, Richard

Copley Twp-

Richard (Dick) Fortner, 80, of Copley, Ohio, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2012 with family by his side. He was born in Navarre, Ohio to Gilbert and Elizabeth Fortner and was President of the Navarre High Class of 1950. He earned a BS from Wilmington College and a MA from New Mexico University. His was as a career teacher and head football coach for 23 years at Randolph, Stow, Kenmore, and North High Schools where he turned struggling programs into championship teams. His outside interests included award-winning vegetable gardening, fruit trees, and hang gliding.
Preceded in death by his parents and brother, Glenn, he is survived by his wife, Lillian, of 60 years, children Neil (Linda) Fortner, Sharon (Rick) Seitz, Lee (Sherry) Fortner, Dale (Debbie) Fortner, and Karen Fortner Boykin; 18 grandchildren, brother Ray (Nancy) Fortner, sister in-law Linda Fortner; many nieces, nephews, and friends.
A Celebration of Life program will be held on Monday, November 12, 2012 promptly at 7 p.m. at 1391 State Rd., Wadsworth (The Chapel). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to any First Merit Bank in the name of the Richard (Dick) Fortner Memorial Fund to benefit area football programs.

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Robert L. Acker

Graveside Service: Saturday 9:30 AM, September 13

Woodlawn Cemetery

Denzil G. Hathaway

Visitation: Saturday 12-1 PM, September 13

Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home

Service: Saturday 1 PM, September 13

Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home

Leland E. Swinehart

Visitation: Sunday 1-4 PM, September 7

Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home

Visitation: Monday 10-11 AM, September 8

Wadsworth United Methodist Church

Service: Monday 11 AM, September 8

Wadsworth United Methodist Church

Thomas O. VanSteenkiste

Visitation: Saturday 9-10 AM, September 6

Sacred Heart Church

Mass of Christian Burial: Saturday 10AM, September 6

Sacred Heart Church

Brandon A. Reinhart

Visitation: Tuesday 4-6 PM, August 26

Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home and

Wednesday 4-7 PM, August 27

Stofchek-Ballinger Funeral Home

Service: Thursday 11 AM, August 28

Stofchek-Ballinger Funeral Home

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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