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Taiwan Lyinel Forrest Sr., 44, of Mathews, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 23, 2020.

He was a member of the Mathews High School graduating class of 1995. He was the Assistant Store Manager of Food Lion Grocery Store in Kilmarnock.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lyinel T. Forrest Jr.; his maternal grandparents, Wormley and Ophelia Diggs of Cardinal, and his paternal grandparents, Lyinel and Montrue Forrest of Mathews.

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 17 years, Michelle L. Forrest; his loving children, LaToya Monroe, Taiwan Forrest Jr., Jamir Forrest and Serenity Forrest; his mother, Mrs. Catherine Forrest of Cobbs Creek; brother, Byron Ward; sisters, Michelle D. Maxwell and Shavon S. Forrest; one granddaughter, Zoi Monroe, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A viewing will be held on Friday, May 1, 2020, from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. A private graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2020, at Poplar Wood Cemetery, Cardinal.

Arrangements entrusted to Forrest Brothers Funeral Home, Hudgins.