Dwain Jerald Forbes
July 29, 1924 ‒ March 27, 2017
Mr. Dwain Jerald Forbes, 92, of rural Bellville, passed away Monday March 27, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.
Dwain was born July 29, 1924 to Wade Eugene and Ethel Marie (Hazlett) Forbes in Butler, Ohio. He graduated from Butler High School and immediately joined the Navy where he served from 1943-1946 on a Liberty ship. He worked at Westinghouse in Mansfield and Galion Iron Works in Galion. The work he loved was growing crops and raising livestock on his farm near Bellville. Dwain was an active member of VFW in Bellville. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, farming and watching his favorite football team on television.
Dwain attended First Baptist Church, Bellville and received many hours of enjoyment listening to hymns.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Faunda; brother, Randall; twin brother, Dwight, and granddaughter, Joy Cook.
Dwain leaves behind to cherish his memories, his loving wife Alverta of 67 years; daughters, Gail Jordan (William) and Judy Cook (Keith); son, Jerry Forbes (Camilla); grandchildren, Robert Houser, Steven Jordan, D.J. Cook (Angela), Allison Cross (Randy), Quentin Forbes (Sarah), Justin Forbes (Heather), 3 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service in Dwain’s memory will take place Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home with an hour prior of visitation at 10 a.m. Pastor Bill Henderson will officiate with burial to follow at Oak Grove Memorial Park. Military Honors will be performed by the Bellville American Legion Post # 535.
Memorial Contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Bellville at the funeral home.
Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Dwain’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com