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James Forbis, Sr.
James Forbis, Sr.NavyJames J. Forbis Sr. 76 of LaRue, died peacefully Thursday morning January 14, 2016 at the Marion General Hospital, he had been in failing health for the last couple yrs.

He was born May 25, 1939 in Oneida, Tn.

James was a veteran of the Navy, he was retired after 45 yrs. from P.P.&G in Delaware working in the SOD Dept.

James loved to fish, having participated in many catfish tournaments at the Delaware Reservoir, he also enjoyed playing golf, Windy Acres was a favorite place, listening to his son play country music and attending his shows. James was a Tennessee Vols Fan. He lived an enjoyable life.

Surviving are his children: Jimmy (Kim) Forbis of LaRue, Tony Forbis of Marion, Janeth Watkins of Marion and Jacqueline Forbis of Columbus
Nine grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren

A Celebration of Life service will be held Sunday January 24, 2016 at 1:00 pm at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in LaRue, where friends may call one hour prior to the service beginning at noon, there will be veteran services conducted by the Richwood Area Veterans at the conclusion of the service.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org)

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#1 from: Jeremy Wright
Marion
Sat, Jan 16, 2016 at 7:43 AM

Jimmy, your dad will be greatly missed. There is no doubt he enjoyed the time you guys shared. I will miss our golf outings. Was hoping to get him on the boat again. My family will have your family in our thoughts and prayers.



#2 from: Lisa Scott Reiss
 
Sun, Jan 17, 2016 at 12:14 PM

My heart is heavy for you my friend. Your dad was a pleasure to meet and enjoyed the occasional dance and buying him a Budweiser at your shows. What a great and loving son he had in you caring for him. My deepest condolences to you and Kim and all your family. Lisa Scott Reiss  



#3 from: JEFF AND JUDY TAYLOR
CALEDONIA, OH
Sun, Jan 17, 2016 at 4:45 PM

OUR HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES GO OUT T YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. WE ARE TRULY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.



#4 from: Lavonna Hubbard
Cardington,ohio
Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 4:59 AM

I'm sorry to hear this.We had alot of good times together.He was a good man would do anything for anyone.He will be missed by many people.rest in peace my friend.



#5 from: Stephanie Beaschler
 
Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 6:09 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. May God help you through this difficult time.



#6 from: Shelly snyder (Thompson)
Cardington
Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 7:09 AM

Jimmy,so sorry to hear this. Our sympathies are out there for you as well as prayers. It's hard to let go of such special people. I know he will be missed. I also thank him for serving our country as I know he loved it. Wish I could do something that would help with the heavy heart.



#7 from: Sherry Morgan
Marion
Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 9:32 AM

So very sorry for your loss Jimmy. Praying for you and your family.



#8 from: Fred & Sharon Maggard
Delaware, Ohio
Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 10:24 AM

Jimmy, we are truly sorry for the passing of your father. May he rest in peace and may God comfort you and your family.



#9 from: Mark & Kelly Primavera
LaRue,Ohio
Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 9:54 AM

So sorry for your loss.



#10 from: Linda Patrick
Delaware, OH
Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 11:44 AM

HUGS AND PRAYERS TO ALL OF THE FORBIS CHILDREN AND GRAND CHILDREN AND GREAT GRAND CHILDREN. MY JIM WAS ONE OF THE MOST WONDERFUL MEN THAT I EVER KNEW--OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR SAW FIT TO TAKE HIM FROM ALL OF HIS SICKNESS--REST IN PEACE DEAR HEART--LOVE YOU ALWAYS LINDA PATRICK



#11 from: Brad Reed
Marion
Sun, Jan 24, 2016 at 12:40 PM

So sorry for your loss Jimmy, Kim, and Family



#12 from: Pastor Ed
Marne Ohio
Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 11:42 AM

Jimmy and Kim, I am sorry for your loss. I remember a couple of great talks with Jim. My prayers are with you.




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