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Forrest L. Blayney


1949 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Forrest L. Blayney Obituary

Family and friends are mourning the passing of a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and patriot who went to be with the lord on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014.

He was born in Washington, Pennsylvania, to Oren A. Blayney and Ivey Woods Blayney. He was the youngest of seven children.
He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force for 21 years and retired at Holloman Air Force Base in 1991. He started his air force career in security police as a K­-9 handler in Guam. He became a Chief Motorcycle Instructor for the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and ran the motorcycle program at Holloman AFB for many years. He also worked part-time for Honda and Yamaha and was a lifetime member of the American Motorcycle Association. He taught first time offender DWI classes for the State of New Mexico for many years and was the manager of Nick's Quick Pick for 17 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sisters, Nancy Blayney and Mary Katherine Shotwell and Brother­in­law, Ray Watts.

He is survived by his wife, Donna of the family home; daughters, Tarrah, of Alamogordo, Lisa Morgan, of Alaska; son, Steven, of North Carolina; grandchildren, Morgan, Scott, Amber, Brianna, Austin, Samantha and Chelsey; great-grandchildren, Devan and Leighton; sister, Barb, of Pennsylvania; brothers, Bill and Sam, of Texas, and Henry, of North Carolina; mother-­in­-law, Lucille Riley; sister-in­-law, Billie Jean Watts; nephew, Johnny Watts (Beth) and great-nephew, John Riley Watts, of South Carolina.

A memorial service for Forrest will be held on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Eternity Baptist Church on 25th Street in Alamogordo with Chaplain Chuck Moon officiating the service.

The family would like to thank Alamogordo Home Care and Hospice for the loving care they gave Forrest and family.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Alamogordo Home Care and Hospice, 1859 Indian Wells Road, Alamogordo, NM 88310. Direct Cremation will take place under the care of PCS Direct Cremation Services.

To sign the online register book, please visit [email protected]­pcs.com.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Dec. 19, 2014 to Jan. 18, 2015
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