A funeral service for George Forry, age 79, of Jacksonville, is scheduled at 10 o'clock in the morning Tuesday, November 29, 2016, at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville.
Mr. Forry passed away Monday, November 21, 2016, in Tyler.
George was born August 20, 1937, in Washington, D.C.
He was in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war and retired as 1st Sgt. after 20 years of service. He worked as a foreman at Panel Processing. George was a volunteer at Fit Steps for Life and a mason.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Forry and grandson, Harold Young Allen.
Left to cherish his memory is his sons, John Forry, David Forry and wife Tina, all of Jacksonville; daughters, Anne Allen and husband Ceabron of Jacksonville, Nicole Forry of Austin; a sister, Barbara Lasher and husband Bob of Florida. He is also survived by five grandchildren, D. C. Forry and Katrina, Daniel Forry, Allison Allen and Melissa, Lizz Kea and husband Kolby, Noah Hobbs; and four great-grandchildren, Kaiya Kea, Kambri Kea, Aubriee Hobbs and Trigger Hobbs.
Rather than customary condolences, memorials may be made to Cancer Foundation for Life (Fit Steps for Life) at www.cancerfoundationforlife.org.
Published on November 23, 2016