Lionel Wayne Forrest, 66, passed away peacefully Feb. 15, after a long ill-ness. He was born in Bedford, Ind., on Feb. 9, 1947, to the late Dan and Bertha Forrest.
He was a graduate of Indiana University and a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in the Vietnam War. Wayne owned and operated Waymar Services Inc. in Bay County for over 15 years.
Wayne is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Marie Lisenby Forrest; a stepson, Gene Bazemore Jr., wife, Lynn, and family, of Cos Cob, Conn.; and three brothers, David Forrest (Kate), Franklin, Tenn., Richard Forrest (Sandy), Citrus Heights, Calif., and Don Forrest (Sandy), Floyd Knob, Ind. He also is survived by his sister-in-law, Ann Lisenby Parmer, many nieces and nephews, and special friends, Jim and Karen Lewis of Fort White, Fla.
The family would like to express their sincere thanks to Chuck Parmer for al-ways being there; Andy Lee, Ann Murray and Willie Butler, for their special caring of Wayne; and a special thank you to Covenant Hospice for their excellent care.
Friends are invited to visit with the family at their home from 2–3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 17. A memorial service will follow at the home at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Covenant Hospice of Panama City, or
in memory of Wayne.
Wilson Funeral Home
Family Owned Since 1911
214 Airport Road
Panama City, Fla.
Published in Panama City News Herald on February 16, 2013