Steve Belois Fortune

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Steve Belois Fortune, 73, of Newport, passed from this life Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, at the Unity Medical Center in Searcy. Born in Newport, he was the son of the late Edward Franklin and Nellie Beulah Henson Fortune and had been a lifelong area resident. Steve was a 1967 graduate of Tuckerman High School and had been a longtime employee of Taylor Made Ambulance Company in Newport. He was an avid gun collector, enjoyed fishing and was passionate about drag racing. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Linda Spicer.

Survivors include two sons, Todd Fortune and his wife Delinda of Jonesboro and Doug Fortune of Swifton; three sisters, Shirley Kierig of Mabank, Texas, Clara Smart of Newport and Jeannie Haney of Heber Springs. He also leaves nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Cremation care is under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Manila. Online guest register: