Walter Forrest, 98, of Elk Horn, KY, son of the late Alfred Lee Forrest and Maggie Belle Leonard Forrest, was born July 15, 1921, in Taylor County, KY. He died at 3:30 P.M., Sunday, August 25, 2019 in Elk Horn.
Walter professed faith in Christ and was a member of White’s Ridge General Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War II and served his country honorable in the United States Army. Walter was a retired employee of Bourbon Cooperage after 28 years of service and also a farmer.
He united in marriage to Elizabeth Bright October 8, 1949 and she preceded him in death March 6, 2016.
SURVIVORS: 1 son & 3 daughters: Ronald Forrest and wife Nancy of Elk Horn, Brenda Haycraft and husband Darrell of Louisville, Donna Lankford and husband Mike of Pekin, Indiana and Michelle Forrest of Nashville, Tennessee; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; 1 sister: Lena Brockman of Casey Creek; several nieces & nephews and many other relatives & friends.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters: Alfred Forrest, Russell Forrest, Robert Forrest, Patsy Piercy, Martha Gabehart and Gene Sanders.
Cremation was chosen by the family.
PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.