David M. Fortune
He grew up in Newberg, where he attended Newberg High School and participated in cross country and football. He graduated in 1969.
After high school he was drafted in the U.S. Army and was a Radio Operator.
He worked at Wellons, Inc. in Sherwood and then the U.S. Postal Service in Portland for 36 years, retiring in 2017.
He enjoyed watching soccer, baseball, basketball and auto racing in the Portland area. He played billiards, avid reader of Steven King books and huge fan of the Seattle Seahawks.
David went home to the Lord on Sunday, January 26, 2020. He was 68 years, 1 month and 23 days of age.
Surviving and left to honor his life are 4 brothers: Greg of Milwaukie, Oregon, Gary of Chandler, Arizona, Tim and Kevin; sisters Nancy Ellis of Carson, Washington and Janis of Newberg, Oregon; nephews and nieces, aunts and uncles and those who have come to know and appreciate him where he has lived and worked.
His parents, brother Tom Fortune and sister Kathy Fortune-Clark preceded him in death. Service for David Michael Fortune will be held Friday, February 21 at the Willamette National Cemetery at 1 p.m. Arrangements by Attrell's Funeral Chapels, Newberg and Sherwood. Please go to Attrells.com to share your thoughts and fond memories with his family.