Forrest resided at Kirksville, Sullivan Twp, Moultrie Co, IL, all his life. He worked at the Illinois Masonic Home at Sullivan, besides being a member, and also belonged to the United Brethren Church at Kirksville.
Forrest died following an extended illness, the cause is unknown.
The funeral was held on Saturday at 1:30 PM in the McMullin Funeral Home with services conducted by Rev Raymond Miller. Pallbearers were: John Monroe Jr; Robert, Ray, and Darwin Bruce; Glen Sager, and Merle Floyd.