ROBERT F. FORBES
Robert F. Forbes, 72, of Quincy, died at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday (August 19, 2014) in his home.
Born May 4, 1942 in Quincy, Robert was the son of Henry and Anna May Langston Forbes. He married Blondeana Reason on July 29, 1968 in Greely, Colorado. She survives.
Robert had been employed by the Mid America Carnival Company and later became a chef for various restaurants throughout the United States until his retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Blondeana; a daughter, Katherine "Kathy" Tournear (Brent) of Quincy; a son, Robert Reason of Quincy; three grandchildren, Jacob Tournear, Jessica Tournear and Donald Tournear all of Quincy; a great grandchild, Kylie Tournear of Auburn, IL; a brother, Mike Forbes of Quincy; a sister, Sharon Powell of Quincy; and several half brothers, half sisters, nieces and nephews.
Mr. Forbes was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Henry Forbes, Kenneth Forbes and Richard Forbes.
Mr. Forbes was accorded cremation. The family will meet with friends to celebrate the life of Robert Forbes on Wednesday morning from 9:00 to 9:45 at the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.
Graveside memorial services will be held Wednesday morning at 10:00 in Sunset Cemetery by Pastor Jim Dennis. Military Honors will be given by the Illinois National Guard Funeral Detail.
Memorials may be given to the family of Robert Forbes in care of Kathy Tournear.