Mr. Forbes died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014.
Born Dec. 14, 1953, in Logan County, W. Va., he was a son of the late Charles William Sr. and Emojean Workman Forbes.
Mr. Forbes was a member of B.C. Grant Baptist Church and attended The Torch Worship Center. He worked as a team leader with Global Tech and enjoyed ballgames, NASCAR racing and wrestling.
Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Chris Forbes of Cornelia; son and fiancée, Justin Forbes and Ashley Tully of Madison, W.Va.; son, Jeff L. Swanner of Cornelia; daughter, Amanda Swanner of Cornelia; grandchildren, Jayda Forbes, Haley Forbes, Nicky Forbes, Aeron Forbes, Josiah Swanner, Amarah Knox and Davian Knox, all of Cornelia, as well as Kaisinn Forbes and Jaxsinn Forbes, both of West Virginia; brother and sister-in-law, Keith and Tonya Forbes of Hartwell; nephews and niece, Keith T. Forbes, Preston W. Forbes, Denver A. Forbes and Breanna K. Forbes, all of Hartwell; adopted daughter, Toni Cangiolosi Sherman of Cornelia; and ex-wife, Jean Ferrell of Madison, W.Va.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
Friday, February 28, 2014