Cortland - Cicero J. Fort Sr., age 52 of Cortland, died Thursday, October 15, 2009 at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Cicero who was born in Deland, Florida, the son of the late Ernest and Overlee Fort. He will always be remembered for his love for his family, being proud of his children, his love for hot wings, and never meeting any strangers.

Survivors include two sons, Nate Underwood and Cicero Jr.; three daughters, Chavon (Antwan), Nina, and Jamilla Fort; four brothers, Ernest, Earl, Gregory Fort, and Ernest Bird; five sisters, Virginia Chisolm, Laforestine, Theola, Pamela, and Shawanna Fort; two aunts, Anna and Lilah; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Service will be private and have been entrusted to the care of the Herson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Florida at a later date.