Herold G. Forrest


Herold G. “Red” Forrest, 90, of Columbus, died at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

Red retired from Cummins Engine Company in 1987 after 45 years of service.

He was a World War II Navy veteran and a member of the American Legion and Columbus Moose Lodge.

He enjoyed hunting, gardening and watching the Indiana Pacers.

The funeral will be conducted at noon Monday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with the Rev. Kenny Krebbs officiating.

Family and friends may call from 10 a.m. until time of service on Monday.

Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery with military honors presented by Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Online condolences and special memories may be shared with Red’s family at barkesweaverglick.com.

Born in Glasgow, Kentucky, June 25, 1925, Mr. Forrest was the son of Harry C. and Nannie Newland Forrest.

He married Arlenna L. Lowery April 21, 1946. She preceded him in death September 30, 1985.

Survivors include his children, David (Tammy Carter) Forrest, Lana (Charles) Barr, and William Forrest, all of Columbus; a brother, Garry Forrest of Brown County; a sister, Lillian Rothrock of Columbus; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; brothers, James, Aubrey and Robert Forrest; a sister, Joy Voyles; and sons, Donald R. and Rick L. Forrest.