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William (Jack) Forney


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William (Jack) Forney Obituary

William "Jack" Forney, 82, of Colusa, CA, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on September 10, 2015. Jack was born on March 10, 1933 in Oakland, CA.

Survivors include his wife, hunting and fishing partner of 41 years Frankie Forney of Colusa, daughter Debra Handy of Yuba City, sons; Jack Jr. of Red Bluff and Robert Winn of Colusa, sisters; Marie Clare of Princeton, Shirley Cersi of Sacramento, Pam Ernst and brother Richard Forney of Colusa, 6 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren, and numerous nephews and nieces.

He is preceded in death by his father and mother Bill and Opel Forney of Colusa and a sister Oma Dell Mayberry of Colusa.

Jack retired in 1988 after 37 years at the Post Office in Colusa, he then worked 21 more years at CALAMCO during the Rice Fertilizer Season in Sycamore. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He has never missed a deer hunting season. He loved Mount Lassen where he took numerous grand kids, nieces and nephews camping. Jack was a Korean War Vet.

Services will be held on October 10, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Colusa Indian Community Center 3730 Hwy 45, Colusa, CA

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Sept. 23 to Sept. 25, 2015
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