Donald Windfield “Donnie” Forrest, 71, of Bavon, Virginia, died Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at Riverside Mathews Convalescent Center.
Donnie was born on Aug. 9, 1945 in Mathews. He was a hard worker and very loyal to his family and friends.
He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Ellen Haywood Forrest; parents, James Windfield and Thelma Forrest; his brother, James Carroll Forrest, and his sister, Norice Elizabeth Forrest.
Donnie is survived by his daughter, Christy Duff and her husband Chris; sisters, Barbara Smith and husband Carroll Melvin, and Almara Slaughter; brother, Buddy Gene Forrest and wife Carol, and grandchildren, Brandon and David Michael Harrison.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 27, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. at New Point Friends Church, Susan, Virginia.
The family would like to express their thanks to the Riverside Walter Reed Hospice and to the caring staff of Riverside Mathews Convalescent Center.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1130, Mathews, Virginia 23109.
Foster-Faulkner Funeral Home, Mathews, is in charge of the arrangements.