Ryan Wallace Forrest, 23, passed away unexpectedly on January 20, 2023. Ryan was a Poquoson native his entire life. As a child, Ryan loved Thomas the Train, Legos, Hot Wheels and Army Men. Later into adulthood, some of Ryan’s passions included Star Wars, Disney, Game of Thrones, Vikings, books, cooking, physical fitness, computer gaming with his friends. Ryan was a 2018 graduate of Poquoson High School, and graduates of the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post and York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office Youth Academy in 2020. He was an aspiring RN and had a warm and nurturing personality.
Ryan is reunited with his paternal grandfather, Crosby C. Forrest, maternal grandfather, Peter H. Owens, and his pet, Izzy.
His memory is cherished by his parents, Elizabeth Forrest and C. Layne Forrest; siblings, Jacob C. Forrest, Ella C. Forrest, Olivia G. Forrest, Sadie E. Forrest, Graycen M. Forrest; grandparents; Mary Virginia Forrest, Elizabeth Charles Browning and James Browning; beloved pets, Mya and Millie.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 28, 2023, beginning at 12:00 PM at Emmaus Baptist Church in Poquoson. A service will immediately follow in the sanctuary. Memorial contributions may be made to P.A.W.S. - Poquoson Animal Welfare Sanctuary, P.O. Box 2204, Poquoson, VA.
Arrangements and heartfelt guidance through Claytor Rollins Funeral Home.
Online condolences to claytorrollins.com.
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