Forrest King, 75, of Hendersonville went home to be with the Lord Wednesday August 31, 2011.
A lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was a son of the late Carr King and Dealie Jones King. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by four brothers, Albert, Dallas, Floyd and Hardie King; three sisters, Rosie Baldwin, Vergie Case and Bertha Lou King.
He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and was a member of Victory Tabernacle.
He is survived by the love of his life, Vera King; four daughters, Bobbi Godman and her husband Ronnie, Nancy Dowler, Teresa Lynch and her husband Ben, and Mary Jane Silvers; five grandchildren, Brandon Godman and fianceí Jordon West, James Tesnear, Jonathan Gordon and his wife Amanda, David Tesnear and Amanda Silvers; twelve great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews and his loving church family.
A funeral will be at 2:00 pm Sunday Sept 4, 2011 in the chapel at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. The Reverends Lawrence Russell, Norman Bayne and Lloyd Morgan will officiate. Burial will follow the service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 PM Saturday at the funeral home.