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Obituaries » Herman Fort
Mr. Herman Floyd Fort was born in Washington County, Davisboro, Georgia on March 5, 1933 to parents the late Idella Tillman Fort and the late Thomas Fort. He had three siblings who all preceded him in death.
His father understood the importance of education and moved the family to Sandersville, Georgia to enroll Floyd and his siblings in school. In high school Floyd was active in football and basketball. After graduating from TJ Elder High School in 1953, Floyd voluntarily enlisted in the Marine Corp. He was honorably discharged at rank of private on March 31, 1954. Upon discharge Floyd moved to New York City first to the Bronx and later to New York City. He met and married Ms. Johnetta Miner in 1964. Their marriage produced two daughters before their divorce… view obituary.