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.