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Leslie W. Fortney

May 13, 1955 ~ May 2, 2020 (age 64)

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Leslie W. Fortney, 64, of Conneaut, OH, formerly of Albion, PA, passed away unexpectedly May 2nd, 2020.

He was born in Conneaut, OH, on May 13th, 1955, to Hugh and Florine Fortney (Martin)

Leslie attended Northwestern High School (Albion, PA)

He was employed by Bailey Corp. in Conneaut, OH, and most recently by Lukjan Metals in Conneaut, OH, where he retired from in 2018.

Leslie was a big sports fan. He was a big fan of the Dallas Cowboys, and New York Yankees, and Ohio State Buckeys. He also enjoyed his Racing; He was a big fan of NASCAR driver Matt Kenseth, and collecting Matt Kenseth memorabilia. He also enjoyed going to Raceway 7 on Friday nights to watch dirt track racing. He enjoyed and always looked forward to going to Breakfast at the State Street Diner in Conneaut.

Family was important to Leslie; He enjoyed spending time with his son and his family; also visiting his sisters.

Les was survived by his son Eric Fortney (Moira) of Edinboro, PA, His Grandchildren Wyatt, Isaak, Jonah, and Samantha; His sister Lori Fortney and her wife April Hetrick of Girard, PA; sister Anna Lahnan and her husband Eric of Conneaut, OH; Sister-In-Law Jody Fortney of Jamestown, PA; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Hugh and Florine Fortney (Martin), and his brother Ronald Fortney.

Per his request Leslie was cremated and will not have any services.

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