Fortson, James Edward, 72, Huntingdon, died Monday October 11, 2021, at UPMC Altoona. Born January 11, 1949, Mount Union, son of Margaret Fortson and the late Marshall Sadler. Survived by siblings, David Fortson, and wife, Dorrie, Huntingdon; Ken Fortson and wife, Julia, Altoona; Howard Fortson, Lewistown; Robin (Fortson) Boots, Chambersburg; Linda Fortson, McConnellsburg and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by siblings, William “Hun” Fortson, Mary Banks, Marsha Washington, Denise Sadler, and Marcella Sadler. James attended Captain Jack High School and was a graduate of Mount Union Area High School class of 1967. After school he honorable served in the United States Army. During his lifetime he attended Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in Lancaster and worked at SCI Huntingdon until retirement. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday October 20, 2021, from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 12 noon, at the funeral home, Rev. Sylvia Morris, officiant. Interment to take place later at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Heath-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 61 E. Shirley St., Mount Union, “Honored Provider of Veterans Funeral Care™.” Condolences may be made at AndersonFamilyFuneralHomes.com.