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Nelson J. Fortune, Jr.

September 22, 1956 — April 22, 2023

West Terre Haute

Nelson J. Fortune, Jr., 66 of West Terre Haute, passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2023 in Union Hospital.  He was born in Terre Haute on September 22, 1956 to Nelson Fortune and Sarah Surber Fortune.

Nelson is survived by his wife Vicki McKibban Fortune and four children;  Lindsey Cox, Ryan Fortune, Alicia Fortune, and Karen Fortune.  Also surviving are two brothers, Steve Fortune and Gary Fortune, and two sisters, Tonna Lindsey and Cheryl Fortune, as well as his grandchildren; Alee, Ashlynn, Brody, Bryce, Ryan, Alexis, Adriean, Nolan, and Makayla, several nieces and nephews, as well as his canine companions, Emma and Jazza Mae.  He was preceded in death by his parents, as well as a step-son, Joshua Beck.

Funeral services will be held at Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 North 3rd St., West Terre Haute, IN on Friday, April 28, 2023 at 1:00 PM, with Pastor Dennis Leek officiating.  Burial will follow in Bethesda Memorial Park.  Visitation is scheduled for Friday from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM in the funeral home.

Online condolences can be left at:  www.fitzpatrickfunerals.com

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