M.M. “Bud” Forte died at home Sunday, August 5, with his wife and daughters by his side.
The U. S. Naval Academy of Charleston, W.Va., will be conducting a full military graveside service at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2012, at Kirkland Memorial Gardens. Minturn Lodge #19 will also be conducting Masonic Graveside Rites. At his request, there will be no public visitation. Deal Funeral Home is serving the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Pleasant Valley Hospital Hospice Care or Bellemeade United Methodist Church.