Donald Edwin Forbes, 85, of Dayton, died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at his residence.
A longtime resident of Rhea County, he was of the Seventh-day Adventist faith. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Deborah Forbes Wharry; son, Walter Forbes; grandson, Christopher Forbes; parents, Frank L. and Elsie Appenzeller Forbes; two brothers, Merlin and Bob Forbes and sister Winnie Forbes.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Virginia Post Forbes of Dayton; daughter, Pamela Forbes of Glendora, Calif.; two sons, Michael (Jackie) Forbes of Chattanooga, Tenn.and
Lawrence “Bo” (Parrish) Forbes of Dayton; brother, Frank (Myrna) Forbes of Lincoln, Neb.; grandson, Jeff (Magan) Forbes of Dayton; granddaughter, Krystal Kristine (Bruce) Horne of Moore, Okla.; three great-grandchildren, Evelyn Forbes and Tyler and Odessa Horne and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Coulter Garrison Funeral Home with Derrick Hamilton speaking. Burial will be at Ogden Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday.
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Arrangements by Coulter Garrison Funeral Home Inc., Dayton, Tennessee 37321.