James M. Forbes

Burial Date:

January 23, 2018

Birth & Death Date:

December 7, 1937 - January 18, 2018

Funeral Home:

Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service (Directions)


Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service (Directions)

James M. Forbes, 80, of North Ridgeville and formerly of Elyria, died Thursday, January 18, 2018. He was born December 7, 1937 in Elyria and was a 1955 graduate of Elyria High School.

From 1957 until his discharge in 1960 he served in The United States Navy. Jim was a long time sales representative for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. He was a member of Black River Stamp Club and an avid fisherman.

Jim is survived by his wife of 53 years, Carol A.; son, Michael J. Forbes of Wichita, Kansas; daughter, Ann V. Forbes of Galloway, Ohio and sister, Molly C. Watchmann.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Malcolm and Olive Forbes.

A funeral service was held Monday, January 22, 2018 at Dicken Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 323 Middle Avenue, Elyria with The Reverend Laurie A. Miller officiating. Burial was in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.

Memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106.

Burial Location

Section: - F - Lot Number: 472 Space: 4


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