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Orville Hastings Forrest

November 4, 1928 ~ December 2, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Orville Forrest Obituary

POQUOSON – Orville Hastings Forrest, 95, died Saturday, December 2, 2023. Orville was born in Poquoson on November 4, 1928, to Henry Stephen Forrest, Sr. and Edna L. Saunders Forrest. Orville is survived by his wife of 68 years, Lois Hall Forrest; daughter, Dana Forrest; son-in-law, Joseph M. Zawodny; granddaughter, Eva C. Zawodny. Orville was a 1945 graduate of Poquoson High School. Orville retired from Fort Monroe as a civil servant after more than 40 years of service. He was a lifelong member of Tabernacle United Methodist Church. He was also an avid gardener and enjoyed researching his genealogy.

Orville was preceded in death by his parents; son, Orville (Butch) H. Forrest Jr.; brother and sister-in-law, H. S. Forrest, Jr. (Roselyn); great niece, Mary Ann Forrest Rector. He is also survived by nephews, Daniel W. Forrest (Betty), H. Stephen Forrest, III (Kay); niece, and Mary Conrad; great nieces Kelly; great nephews, Cleveland, Matthew (Amy), and Carson as well as their children.

A graveside service will be held at Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. by Rev. Bob Cooper.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Tabernacle United Methodist Church, 831 Poquoson Ave, Poquoson, VA 23662 or the Poquoson Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 2404, Poquoson, VA 23662.

"The family would like to thank his caregiver, Ann Wiggins, for all of her loving care and support."

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Services

Graveside Service
Wednesday
December 13, 2023

11:00 AM
Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton

Donations

Tabernacle United Methodist Church
831 Poquoson Avenue, Poquoson VA 23662
Tel: 1-757-868-6842
Web: https://tabernacleumc.org/

Poquoson Volunteer Fire Company
P.O. Box 2404, Poquoson VA 23662
Web: https://www.ci.poquoson.va.us/187/Volunteer-Fire-Company

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