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Monroe Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Tuesday February 3rd, 2015
2:00pm - 9:00pm

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Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery
Wednesday February 4th, 2015
9:00am - 1:00pm

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Winn Funeral Home
Wednesday February 4th, 2015

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Coy Reid Forbis

Coy Reid Forbis, age 87, of Canmer passed away Monday, February 2, 2015 at his home.  He was a native of Hart County and a lifetime member of the Monroe Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church, a retired farmer, U.S.Army Veteran of WW II, a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Coleman Forbis & Rosa Francis Adams Forbis, two brothers, Harvey & Leamon, and six sisters, Lottie, Alice, Vashti, Helon, Edna & Marjorie.

He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Ola Dennison Forbis of Canmer, four children, Larry Forbis and wife, Janie, of Hardyville, Pamela Branstetter and her husband, Doug, of Horse Cave, Jimmy Forbis and friend, Debby, of Canmer, and Tommy Forbis and wife, Vicki, of Horse Cave. Eight grandchildren, Ryan Forbis and his wife, Jessica, Mallory Amburgey and her husband, Scott, Greg Branstetter and his wife, Cindy, Amanda Pike and her husband, William, Jayme Logsdon and her husband, Jason, Kyle Forbis, Lana McChesney and her husband, Jon, and Courtney Forbis.  Twelve great-grandchildren, Chloe, Addison, Lauren, Chandler, Graham, Matthew, Gracie, Caleb, Cadie, Collin, Evy, Claudia, and several nieces, nephew and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at Monroe Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church with burial to follow in the Whickerville Cemetery.  Visitation at Winn Funeral Home from 2-9 p.m. on Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church until service time.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of contributions to the Monroe Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church and/or the Adams Cemetery Fund.

Arrangements are under the direction of Winn Funeral Home.



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So sorry. we just heard the news  prayers sent to all.

Vanessia and robin Feb 6 2015 12:00 AM

Pam, I am so sorry for your loss. May God grant you fond memories and peace.

Phyllis Jeffries France Feb 4 2015 12:00 AM

Larry and All the Forbis Family,

We were so sorry to hear about your loss. We know you were close to your dad and granddad and will miss him dearly. Thankful to know he is in a better place now. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Dr. Thomas, Dr. England, Dr. Dyer, Amanda, Christin, Kaitlin, Amy, Seth, Carlissa, Tyler, Shane and Hunter.

Thomas Veterinary Services Staff Feb 4 2015 12:00 AM

Aunt Ola, Larry, Pam, Jimmy, and Tommy:

We are so sorry in the loss of Uncle Coy Reid.  We know your hearts are broken and we want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.  Uncle Coy Reid was a fine Christian gentleman and everyone who knew him will definitely miss him.

Andy, Marsha, Hannah, and Clay Wagoner Feb 3 2015 12:00 AM

I am very sorry for your loss.

Kuristen Jones, Caverna Middle School Feb 3 2015 12:00 AM

Larry,Janie. So sorry to hear about your Father.  Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Donna and Gene Galloway Feb 3 2015 12:00 AM

PAM we are so sorry to learn of your father. I know you will miss him so. We will keep you in our prayers.

Lois & George Waters Feb 3 2015 12:00 AM

Dear Forbis Family,
     Sorry to hear about Coy Reid, we are praying for each of you. The community of friends and family will miss him.  He was a very nice and friendly person to be around. A christian man that enjoyed life with his family. I believe he served God with all of his heart and now he is singing in the heavenly choir. May God bless each of you, please lean upon the Lord and he will give you the special strength and a comfort that only he can give during your time of bereavement.

Bro. James & Rhonda Rowe Feb 3 2015 12:00 AM

Tommy, I'm so sorry for your loss. I understand what you are going through.  You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Belinda Waters Culton Feb 2 2015 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss of a great guy. He will be missed dearly>

charley sims Feb 2 2015 12:00 AM

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