Forrest "Timber" Downing
LINCOLN, IL - Forrest W. "Timber" Downing, 90, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014, at Symphony of Lincoln Nursing Home in Lincoln.
Graveside services will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery in Lincoln at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 12, 2014, with Mr. Tom Ewald officiating.
Forrest W. Downing was born June 1, 1923, in Lincoln, the son of Forrest E. and Hester Rohrer Downing.
He married Amelia Downing. She preceded him in death.
Surviving Forrest are his children: Terry (Nancy) Downing of Red Bud, Jean Lynette (Don) Buss of Kenney, and Delores Rohlfs of Lincoln; three sisters: Birdie Lou Bowns and Virginia Broughton both of Lincoln, and Dorothy Hoerbert of Greenview; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Vicki Leigh May, three sisters, and two brothers.
Forrest retired from Meyers Industries as a Hardware Specialist.
Memorials may be made to Oasis Senior Center or Symphony of Lincoln Nursing Home.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Peasley Funeral Home.