He was born August 19, 1959, in McKeesport, son of the late Jimmy Lee and Betty Lou Carter Fort.
Brett was a former member of Mt. Olive First Baptist Church, proudly served in the United States Marine Corps, and attended C.C.A.C, where he earned his associate degree. Brett was an Electrician with the I.B.E.W. Local 5 and owner of Fortitude Handyman Services and while living in New Jersey, he was employed with RCA.
Left to cherish his memory are his are daughter, Phoenix N. Moore of Pittsburgh; son, Stephen L. Fort (Janaya) of Clairton; stepdaughter, Meagan K. Edwards of Lorton, Virginia; nine grandsons, sister, Tierra Jones of Clairton, and other loving relatives and friends.
Interment will be private.
Arrangements entrusted to Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc., McKeesport, PA.
Originally published July 11, 2019.