Ottis Ray “Brother” Forrest

Ottis Ray “Brother” Forrest

September 14, 2022, 88, Goldsboro –

Ottis Ray “Brother” Forrest, age 88, passed away Wednesday morning at Wayne/UNC Health Care in Goldsboro.  Mr. Forrest was born in Greene Co. to the late Oscar Watts Forrest and Sarah Emma Wade Forrest.

Mr. Forrest was a member of The First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Goldsboro.  He retired from Kemp Furniture as a cabinet maker.

A graveside service to celebrate his life will be held on Friday at 11:00 am at Wayne Memorial Park with Rev. Jim Willoughby officiating.  The family will greet friends Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home.

Ray is survived by his son, Jeff Forrest; daughter, Linda Sweet; brother, Bobby Forrest (Ruby) and grandchild, Rita Sweet.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Mamie Jean Vester Forrest, his children, Pam Forrest & Kelly Forrest, and his sister, Marie Best.

Flowers are welcome and memorial contributions may be directed to:

United Cerebral Palsy
704 SE 2nd Street
Snow Hill, NC 28580

Cure for Colors c/o Southeastern Medical Oncology Center
203 Cox Blvd
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Forrest family and online condolences may be directed to