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William "Bill" Forsythe

January 6, 1940 ~ March 17, 2017 (age 77)

The Piano Brothers

William Lloyd "Bill" Forsythe, 77, of Fort Wayne, Ind., passed away Friday, March 17, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital. Born January 6, 1940 in Jefferson Township of Whitley County, he was the son of Lloyd and Ruth Lucille (McMaken) Forsythe.

He has spent his entire lifetime on the family farm in Jefferson Township. He graduated from Jefferson Center High School with the Class of 1958. Starting in 1973, Bill was a driver for Nowak Supply and had worked for over 30 years. He had attended Saturn Christian Church and was a faithful member and elder at North Christian Church, where he enjoyed being active in the Men’s Fellowship, Choir and playing the hand bells. He loved to walk, spending time outside in the nature and attending the farm shows. He was a very hard worker who stayed busy and was a very social person.

 Survivors include his sisters, Adelia "Dee" Jackson, of Fort Wayne and Ann M. (William) Zirkelbach, of Decatur; nieces, Diane Jackson and Angie (Kevin) Dailey; nephews, Douglas (Wanda) Jackson and David Zirkelbach; and numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation is 1-5 p.m. Sunday, March 26, 2017 at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City, IN.  Funeral services are at 1 p.m.  Monday at North Christian Church, 5201 S Camden Dr., Fort Wayne  with calling an hour prior. Pastor Kate Penney Howard will be officiating. Memorial gifts may be given in Bill’s memory to North Christian Church, Saturn Christian Church, or the Embassy Theater. Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences online.

 


 Service Information

Visitation
Sunday
March 26, 2017

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Visitation
Monday
March 27, 2017

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
North Christian Church
Fort Wayne, IN

Funeral Service
Monday
March 27, 2017

1:00 PM
North Christian Church
Fort Wayne, IN


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