George "June" Yelverton Forte Jr., 84; was born May 12, 1936 in Pikeville, NC to the late George Yelverton and Annie Mae Forte.
The Forte family later relocated to Durham, NC 1949. He was educated in the Granville county school system and received his spiritual education in the baptist church. He went on to work for the city of Durham.
June was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Alice Irene Davis; and brother, John Westley Hamm.
June leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Brenda Atkins; son, William Howard Rainey of Durham, NC; sister, Bernice Applewhite of Goldsboro, NC; Mollie Chavis of Creedmoor, NC; Niece, Gabrielle Norfleet of Durham, NC; nephew, john Michael Chavis; brother-in-law, Will Henry Chavis; and a host of other family and friends.