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Ottis Ray "Brother" Forrest
March 24, 1934 ~ September 14, 2022 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Ottis Ray “Brother" Forrest, age 88, passed away Wednesday morning at Wayne/UNC Health Care in Goldsboro. Mr. Forrest was born in Greene Co. to the late Oscar Watts Forrest and Sarah Emma Wade Forrest.
Mr. Forrest was a member of The First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Goldsboro. He was retired from Kemp Furniture as a cabinet maker.
A graveside service to celebrate his life will be held on Friday at 11:00 am at Wayne Memorial Park with Rev. Jim Willoughby officiating. The family will greet friends Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home.
Ray is survived by his son, Jeff Forrest; daughter, Linda Sweet; brother, Bobby Forrest (Ruby) and grandchild, Rita Sweet.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Mamie Jean Vester Forrest, his children, Pam Forrest & Kelly Forrest and his sister, Marie Best.
Flowers are welcome and memorial contributions may be directed to United Cerebral Palsy, 704 SE 2nd Street, Snow Hill, NC 28580 or Cure for Colors c/o Southeastern Medical Oncology Center, 203 Cox Blvd, Goldsboro, NC 27534.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Forrest family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com.