Louis Roland Forbes, 83 of Morrisonville passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018 at 11:10 p.m. at Meadow Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Taylorville. He was born on February 4, 1934 in Morrisonville, IL the Son of Roland and Clara (Millburg) Forbes. He married Delores Smith on June 7, 1972 in Carlinville, IL. Lou worked as a Coal miner at Peabody Mine #10 and he was a member of Morrisonville American Legion, St. Maurice Catholic Church in Morrisonville, United Mine Workers Association.


Surviving are his Wife: Delores Forbes of Morrisonville, IL; Sons: Joe Madiar of Monroe, LA; Daughters: Brenda (Chris) Cochran of Decatur, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Daughter Sheila Qualls, Son: Don Chris Madiar, Brother: Mel Forbes and Sister: Joyce Anderson.


Visitation will be held on Friday, January 5, 2018 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with funeral service starting at 4:00 p.m. with Sr. Rose McKeown officiating and military honors will follow the funeral service at the funeral home. Inurnment will be held at a later date.


Memorials may be made to the Morrisonville American Legion 607 Ricks St. Morrisonville, IL 62546


Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.


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