Clayton W. Fortune

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“I remember having 12th grade English he was a great teacher and a really nice guy. RIP ”
1 of 30 | Posted by: Charles kilbride - Fort Wayne, IN

“My condolences to the family of Clayton Fortune . RIP Mr Fortune . You were a great teacher . I am from the Class of 1977 . ”
2 of 30 | Posted by: Josefina Elefante - Pawcatuck, CT

“Coach Fortch--the man, the myth, the legend.He will be missed.Donna AllinsonClass of 79 ”
3 of 30 | Posted by: Donna Allinson - Westerly, RI

“Me Fortune bribed a kid to come into my art class & paint my hand blue. 44 years later I still laugh when I think of it. He was a great guy.Lisa ”
4 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so very sorry for your loss. I had him for English a very long time ago. He was a wonderful teacher and he will be missed be missed by a lot of...Read More »
5 of 30 | Posted by: Anne Mills - Ashaway, RI

“RIP Clayton. I WAS FRIENDS WITH Mary. We were in The same class and I remember you as a little kid. ”
6 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss. He was a great teacher.Chariho Class of 1994 ”
7 of 30 | Posted by: Barbara Martin - Westerly, RI

“He was a great teacher, my deepest sympathies to your family. ”
8 of 30 | Posted by: Tina Brown MacMullen - Kingsland, GA

“So sorry for your loss. All our love Nicole , Scott and Tab. Keep your memories close. Don and Dale Allen ”
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“One of my favorite teachers. He even made spelling tests fun! So sorry for your loss, may you rest in peace Mr Fortune. Denise (LaBrosse) Fusaro...Read More »
18 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“I am deeply sorry for your loss of such a wonderful and caring man. May you find comfort from the promise of seeing our dear loved ones again (John...Read More »
19 of 30 | Posted by: H W

“My heart goes out to his family at this difficult time. I graduated in the Class of 1963 from Chariho High and remember him so well. He always had...Read More »
20 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“RIP prayers to all ”
21 of 30 | Posted by: cindy taylor - LOS FRESNOS, TX

“RIP Mr.Fortune, You will be Greatly missed.You were a Wonderful teacher and man.My condolences to his family. ”
22 of 30 | Posted by: Christina Crowell - Charlestown, RI

“So sorry for the loss of a wonderful English teacher.. Chariho class of 1982. I do believe his class was the only English class I ever received...Read More »
23 of 30 | Posted by: Linda Arnold-Joslin - Hopkinton, RI

“He was a great teacher. R.I.P. PRAYERS FOR THE FAMILY.... Linda Saunders (Lewis) class of 73 ”
24 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss, I played ball for him for 4 years, 1991 to 1995, both rec league and school team. Loved the guy!! ”
25 of 30 | Posted by: Rochelle Habib (Chasse) - MA

“So many good memories of a great man and a wonderful teacher. Soar High Clay! You made an enormous impact while you were here in this plane!...Read More »
26 of 30 | Posted by: Catherine Naylor-Price Presley - LA

“Mr. Fortune was one of my favorite teachers! He made English fun!! My thoughts are with his family! ”
27 of 30 | Posted by: Kathleen Reavis (Henson) - RI

“My heart goes out to his family and friends.I will never forget the laughter he shared with us all. Hold onto memories. He will never be forgotten. ”
28 of 30 | Posted by: Melody Love-Sepe - Warwick, RI


29 of 30 | Posted by: Bob McLachlan - Dallas, TX

“We all have fond memories of Mr. Fortune, as a teacher, coach and class advisor. Our deepest condolences to his family. He will be missed. ”
30 of 30 | Posted by: Chariho Classof 1976


Clayton was born on December 19, 1945 and passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.

Clayton was a resident of Hope Valley, Rhode Island at the time of passing.

He graduated from Chariho High School in 1963 and attended West Liberty State College in West Virginia.

Visitation at the S. R. Avery Funeral Home from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on September 16, 2018.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 186 Amaral St., Riverside, RI 02915.

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