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Julian Calvin Fortner

November 4, 1932 — March 15, 2022

Julian Calvin Fortner, 89, of Cleveland passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2022 in a local hospital. Mr. Fortner was of the Baptist faith. He was a 22 year veteran of the US Air Force and the US Army serving as an Electronic Engineer. In 1966 he served in the 12th TAC Fighter Wing at Cam Rhan Bay, Vietnam and in 1968 in the 31st TAC Fighter Wing at Tuewah, Vietnam.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Miles H. and Lillie M. McCracken Fortner; and brother, Donald Fortner.

He is survived by several nieces, nephews, and cousins.                    

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at Chattanooga National Cemetery with the Reverend Doyle McCracken officiating. The service will conclude with military honors.

His family will receive friends from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home.

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Chattanooga National Cemetery

1200 Bailey Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37404

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