Myron “Poochie” Fortune, age 58, of South Street, died Sunday, February 28, 2010 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born December 6, 1951 in Boyle County, he was a son of the late John Leslie Fortune and the late Hortense Jones Lynn. He retired from the Danville School System as custodian. He also was a team manager and trainer for the football team and track team.
Survivors include his brother, Herbie (Mary) Fortune of Louisville; sister, Betty Simpson of Danville; nieces, Alice Simpson and Angie Triggs; nephew; Glenn (Betty) Simpson; great-nieces, Anita Simpson, Kaila Simpson, and Tina (Larry) Bruce; great-nephews, Leroy Robinson, Alan Simpson, and Orlando Simpson; and special friends, Chris Ross and Richard Caldwell.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM Saturday, March 6, 2010 at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home. Visitation will be after 2:00 PM until time of service.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Heritage Hospice.
Guestbook available at www.preston-pruitt.com.