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CDR. Roy E. Forbis


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CDR. Roy E. Forbis Obituary
CDR. ROY E. FORBIS USN ret. of Lewisville, TX died August 30, 2014. Mr. Forbis was born October 27, 1922 to Dr. Louie A. and Clara R. Forbis. He married Helen S. Anderson in Corpus Christi, TX on December 4, 1944. Mr. Forbis was a 1940 graduate of Ashland High School. He joined the Navy as a Naval Aviation cadet in 1942. He served at various shore stations and aboard various aircraft carriers in the Atlantic and Pacific fleets. He retired from the Navy in 1971. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen, a daughter, Helen Susanne and a sister, Karleen Crary. He is survived by his son, Roy E. Forbis, Jr. of Lewisville; a daughter, Jeanne Forbis of Sanger and two grandchildren, Susan and Matthew Forbis of Lewisville. Burial was Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
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Published in Press-Enterprise on Sept. 4, 2014
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