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Hugh Harrison Fort

1964 ~ 2020 (age 56)


Hugh Harrison Fort, 56, of Norway, S.C. passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 after an extended illness.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Memorial Park Cemetery, 2720 Broughton Street, Orangeburg.  Captain Buddy Bizzell will be officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Thompson Funeral Home, 1012 Whitman Street, Orangeburg.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are, George Brunson, Tony Still, Stokes Pritchard, Virgil “Tye” Stroble, Gerald Brown, Jamie Preacher, Joey New and Johnny Crouch.

Hugh was born on July 29, 1964 in Bamberg, S.C.  He was the son of the late Mr. James Clarence Fort and Mrs. Margaret Ann Walling Fort.  Hugh was a member of Willow Swamp Baptist Church in Norway, S.C.  He enjoyed going to yard sales and flea markets.  He loved being with his family and friends.  Hugh was a people person who never met a stranger.  He will be greatly missed by everyone that knew and loved him.

Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Marcy Wannamaker Fort of the home; son, Joshua “Josh” Harrison Fort (Caitlin) of Mt. Pleasant; grandson, Bowen Harrison Fort of Mt. Pleasant; mother, Margaret Ann W. Fort of Orangeburg; brothers, David Fort (Saundra) of Norway, Robert “Chip” Fort (Michelle) of Lexington and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend a heart felt thank you to Mrs. Tammy Gibson for her love and support during this difficult time.

Friends may call the residence of Marcy Fort.

Memorials may be made to Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. at 1012 Whitman Street, Orangeburg, S.C. 29115.

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November 18, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thompson Funeral Home, Inc.
1012 Whitman Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

Graveside Service
November 19, 2020

2:00 PM
Memorial Park Cemetery, Broughton Street, Orangeburg

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