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Lewis Eldred Forbes
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1929
Weber County
Utah, USA
Death: May 13, 2006
Weber County
Utah, USA

LAYTON - Our husband, father and brother is walking over the mountains with loved ones in Heaven. Lewis E. Forbes left his painful existence here on earth, May 13, 2006.

He was born March 15, 1929, the first born and son of Eldred Thomas and Nora Allan Forbes. He was a loving brother to his two sisters; they lived in Clearfield until they moved to the family farm in East Layton.

He attended school and graduated from Davis High in 1948.

He served our country during the Korean War, he was stationed in Alaska. He received an honorable discharge as a Staff Sergeant. He retired after 30 years of Civil Service, receiving several Superior Performance Awards.

Lewis was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served as Ward Clerk to three bishops in the Layton 3rd Ward. He had a testimony of the truthfulness to the gospel. The family appreciated the loving service given to them by the Cherry Lane Ward.

Lewis met his bride Bessie E. Eastman, of 52 years, on a blind date. They were married on November 10, 1953. They were later sealed for time and all eternity April 11, 1962, in the Salt Lake City Temple. From this union they had six children.

Lewis is survived by his wife, his children, Zachary & Elaine, Tammra, Lewis E. II. Vaughn and Dan and Marianne. His sister Carolyn (Jay) Staley. He has 12 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents, daughter Rhonda Kay and sister Evelyn Pass.

A grateful thanks to Dr. Roark Neville, his nurse Linda and the loving care from all the staff at Heritage Park Nursing Home.

Dad left us with many wonderful character traits, he taught us to love and respect our country, his constant display of the flag adorned our front yard. His love and care of his land taught us hard work really does pay off. He taught us Christ-like love by always doing unto others as you would have them do and to Love one another, as well as the tender display of love and devotion to our mom.

Dad, you will be missed, your absence is a great void in our lives; we find the comfort in knowing that when we see your beautiful smile again, you will walk to us pain free.

Funeral services will at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 18, 2006 at Lindquist's Layton Mortuary, 1867 North Fairfield Road. Friends and family may call Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at the mortuary.

It is Dad's wishes that in lieu of flowers a donation be made to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Saints Missionary fund.

Interment, Kaysville City Cemetery.

Standard-Examiner (Ogden, UT)
Date: May 16, 2006
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  Rhonda Kay Forbes (1958 - 1958)*
*Calculated relationship
Kaysville City Cemetery
Davis County
Utah, USA
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Record added: Jun 01, 2012
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Lewis Eldred Forbes
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