Michael E. Forbes, 75, of Central, husband to Patricia Anderson Forbes, passed away December 27, 2022.
Born in Paterson, NJ, he was the son of the late Donald Clark and Gloria Tiebout Forbes. Mr. Forbes served his country proudly in the United States Marine Corps and retired as a Meter Technician from Duke Energy. He was a member of White Oak Springs Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon and former Trustee. Michael enjoyed singing in gospel choirs.
He is survived by his wife of fifty-two years, Patricia Anderson Forbes; daughter, Kia Blythe (Marcel) of Wesley Chapel, FL; sons, Eric Williams (Cheryl) of East Orange, NJ and Travis Forbes (Chasmin Moses-Forbes) of Freemont, CA; brothers, Mark Forbes and Thomas Clark; sisters, Rickee Forbes, Gracie Clark-Mixon, Mary Clark, and Portia Harrison; grandchildren, Taylor Blythe, Jordyn Blythe, Eric Williams, Dashaun Williams, Airman Jayden Neubeck-Forbes, Amber Rose, and Zoe Moses-Forbes.
Michael was predeceased by his parents, sister, Catherine Clark; brothers, Donald Clark and Eugene Clark.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 3, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. at White Oak Springs Baptist Church, 234 College Street, Central.
Funeral Service will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the church.
Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home is assisting the family.