Kenneth Mearl Forshee

Froshee, Kenneth O Obit(March 12, 1925 – May 23, 2015)

Kenneth Mearl Forshee passed away on May 23, 2015, from causes incident to old age.  He was born on March 12, 1925, in Provo, Utah, to Winfield Kennett and Rosa Ella Warden Forshee.  He was the third of three sons.

He was raised in Provo attending several grade schools and graduated from Provo High School.  He served in the U.S. Army in WWII, where he received a Bronze Star, and in the Korean War.  He married Maxine Peay on June 16, 1958, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

He worked at the Provo City Police Department obtaining the rank of Lieutenant and retired in 1975.  He has served in several bishoprics including bishop and other callings.

Kenneth is survived by his wife, Maxine; three sons: Michael (Lou Ann) Forshee, Ralph Forshee and Kenneth Forshee, Jr.  He also has a number of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.  He was preceded in his death by his parents and both older brothers.

Forshee, Kenneth Y obitFuneral Services

  • Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 28, at 11 a.m. at the Cotton Mill LDS Ward Chapel, 1080 West Arlington Street, Washington.
  • A viewing will be held Wednesday, May 27, from 6-8 p.m. at the Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 South Bluff Street, St. George, and on Thursday, from 10-10:45 a.m., prior to services at the chapel.
  • Interment, with Military Honors provided by the Utah Honor Guard, Southern Utah American Legion, and Provo Police Department, at the Washington City cemetery will follow the funeral services.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Spilsbury Mortuary, 435-673-2454. Friends and family are invited to sign his guestbook at the Spilsbury Mortuary website.

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