Walter Forrest of Elk Horn, son of the late Alfred Lee Forrest and Maggie Belle Leonard Forrest, was born July 15, 1921, in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 3:30 P.M., Sunday, August 25, 2019 in Elk Horn. Age: 98
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of White’s Ridge General Baptist Church.
He was a veteran of World War II and served his country honorable in the United States Army.
Walter was a retired employee of Bourbon Cooperage after twenty-eight years of service and also a farmer.
He united in marriage to Elizabeth Bright October 8, 1949 and she preceded him in death March 6, 2016.
He is survived by one son and three daughters: Ronald Forrest and wife, Nancy of Elk Horn, Brenda Haycraft and husband, Darrell of Louisville, Donna Lankford and husband, Mike of Pekin, Indiana and Michelle Forrest of Nashville, Tennessee; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Lena Brockman of Casey Creek; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters: Alfred Forrest, Russell Forrest, Robert Forrest, Patsy Piercy, Martha Gabehart and Gene Sanders.
Cremation was chosen by the family.
PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS