Casey “Pa” H. Forbes, Jr., November 25, 1935~October 29, 2016
Casey ‘Pa’ H. Forbes, Jr., 80, went Home to be with his Lord on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Washington Regional Medical Center. He was born on November 25, 1935 in Shelby, TN. to Casey and Nancy Forbes.
He graduated from Poplar Bluff, MO. high school, and soon after joined the Navy. He served for 20 years as a Hospital Corpsman, and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. After his retirement from active duty Casey moved his family to Fayetteville where he worked as an O.R. Tech at the VA Hospital for 20 years. After his retirement from the VA Hospital, he became a full-time husband and grandpa. He is known as a “20-20-20 man”!
His parents and his wife, Dana Lee Forbes, preceded him in death. He is survived by his son, Steven Forbes & wife, Ginger of Colcord, OK; and 4 daughters, Pamela Purcell and husband, Dan of Lakeland, FL., Becky Sisemore and husband, Norman of Prairie Grove, Diane Wallis and husband, Bob of Coos Bay, OR. and Candy and husband, Mike of Huntsville; 2 brothers; 14 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 from 5-7 pm at Beard’s Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church of Greenland at 10:30 am on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 with Rev. Jason Sisemore and Rev. Eric Howerton officiating. Private family interment will be in the Fayetteville National Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.
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