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Bobby Joe Forester

April 19, 1940 ~ April 7, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Bobby Joe Forester, proud to have been a lifelong resident of New Straitsville, Ohio died April 7, 2023. He was born April 19, 1940. Bobby Joe was married for almost 36 years to his wife Phyllis Jo, who passed away July 1, 2011. He had no biological children of his own, but he was very proud to have been stepfather to her three children Roy Mitchell, Becky Mitchell Martin, and Crystal Mitchell. He was preceded in death by his mother Nellie Mae Coakley Forester; his father Herman Forester; his three sisters Delores Coakley, Nancy Starr, and Shirley McLaughlin; and two brothers Dannie and Frank. He is survived by one brother Lee Roy (Ellen) Forester, one sister Marlene Rutter, several nieces, several nephews, several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. As per his wishes, there will only be graveside services with the Rev. Mike Martin speaking to Bobby Joe’s life and his end of life here on planet Earth. Graveside military service, honoring him as a US Navy veteran, will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday April 11, 2023, at the New Straitsville Cemetery where interment will take place. Bobby Joe requested that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions could be made to St Jude's Children Research Hospital Fund.

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Graveside Service
Tuesday
April 11, 2023

1:00 PM
New Straitsville Cemetery
State Route 93
New Straitsville, OH 43766

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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