Cover photo for Claude E. Forbes Jr's Obituary
Claude E. Forbes Jr Profile Photo

Claude E. Forbes Jr

d. February 6, 2013

Claude E. Forbes Jr

FORBES, JR, CLAUDE E., 92 of Sebring, FL died, Thursday at Good Shepherd Hospice, Sebring. He was born in Valdosta, GA, son of Claude and Adele H. Forbes. He moved to Ft. Myers in 1921, then to Naples in 1939 following the marriage to Viola Keene. He served in the U.S. Navy during W.W. II. Claude was a commercial fisherman in Naples and Flamingo, retiring to Crystal River in 1990 then to Sebring in 1995. A past master of Cypress Masonic Lodge #295, Naples, FL. Preceded in death by his wife, Viola and a son, Gordon (Sparky) Forbes and is survived by his son, Lamar and his wife, Maggie Forbes, Sebring; daughter-in-law, Anita Forbes, Arcaddia, FL; brother, Tommy and his wife Juanita Forbes, Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren, Gordon (Gordy) and his wife Kathy, Everglades, FL; Kim Parnell and her husband, Dwight, Lakeland, FL; Jessica Forbes, Pensacola, Fl; four great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Good Shepherd Hospice, Sebring. Graveside service, 3:30 p.m., Monday at Ft. Denaud Cemetery, Ft. Denaud, FL.

Condolences or Life Stories may be expressed in his Guestbook. Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring, Fl.

Preceded In Death By

Viola Forbes, Wife
Gordon (Sparky) Forbes, Son

Survived By

Lamar (Maggie) Forbes, Son
Anita Forbes, Daughter-In-Law
Tommy (Juanita) Forbes, Brother
Gordon "Gordy" (Kathy) Forbes, Grandson
Kim (Dwight) Parnell, Granddaughter
Juanita Forbes, Granddaughter
four great grandchildren


Place of Birth: Valdosta, GA
Place of Death: Sebring, FL
A veteran of WWII serving in the Navy.


Graveside service, 3:30 p.m., Monday at
Ft. Denaud Cemetery, Ft. Denaud, FL.


To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Claude E. Forbes Jr, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 17

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors