Obit: Bill Forehand

Obit: Bill Forehand

April 16th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

William "Bill" Lee Forehand, 77, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013. He had lived in the Chattanooga area since 1955. Bill was a loving husband and father who believed in educating his family. He attended Ringgold First Baptist Church. Bill was a retired Marine with 21 years of service. After 18 years of service, he also retired from the United States Postal Service.Survivors include his wife, Peggy Forehand; daughter, Margaret (Ray) Battles, of Augusta, Ga.; sons, Billy (Stacey) Forehand, of Ringgold, Ga., and Jim (Jennifer) Forehand, of Kennesaw, Ga.; sister, Katherine Robertson, of Chattanooga; brothers, Cecil Forehand and Roy Forehand, both of Chattanooga; five grandsons; three granddaughters; several nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace with the Rev. Jim Bailiff and Dr. Dan Whitaker officiating.Interment will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery.Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.Visitation is 4 -8 p.m. today and 11 -1 p.m. Wednesday at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.