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Mark Howard Fortson

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“Our prayers and love to all family members and friends, God Bless from Butch and Edie Van Ostenbridge ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“A friend from 8 years old. Mark,you will be missed. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Charles Wooten IV - Bradenton, FL

“I had the opportunity to grow up with Mark's Father, "Bud"; watched Mark from his childhood. I share a great respect for all of the Fortson family....Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Joe Garrott

“Just heard the news of Marks passing. Our hearts are deeply saddened. He was a good friend who was always there for us. Love to the family. Our...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Sandy and JIm Foster - Venice, FL

“We both feel fortunate to have known Mark and we are so very sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Len & Ann Ecker - Winterville, NC

“Our sincere condolences to family and friends of our AlumnusManatee High Alumni AssociationBradenton, Florida ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“I grew up at the Fortson's house, Mark was like another brother to me. Such a good guy. He will be missed. My thoughts to Gary, Paul and Teresa. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Rick Lewis - FL

“Mark was a great guy and a good friend for many years. Condolences and prayers for all the family & friends. Rest In Peace Mark. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Deborah Thrasher - Brafenton, FL

“Blessings to those Mark left behind. I enjoyed knowing and graduating with Mark. May the peace of our Lord fill the void he left.. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Phill Baker - Palmetto, FL

“Lucky to have been friends with Mark since grade-school. He had a way of making you feel like royalty even if it was just handing you a slice of...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Denny Lutz - Richmond, VA

“Mark was the best neighbor anyone could ask for when raising children. He was always there to help us when it was needed, and I there for him. We...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: jeannie babcock - Bradenton, FL

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Mark was born on August 17, 1954 and passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017.

Mark was a resident of Bradenton, Florida at the time of passing.

He was a graduate of Manatee High School class of 1972.

A gathering of friends to remember his life will occur at a later time.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the American Heart Association.