Forrest Friend Wolgamot age 88 of Yuma, Arizona and formerly of Holmes County Ohio passed away December 22, 2020 at his home from extended complications due to Corona virus.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan 9th at Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, Ohio. Burial will be at Nashville Cemetery, Nashville, Ohio. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
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Forrest was born November 8, 1932 in Millersburg, Ohio and was the son of Gilbert and Martha (Kiner) Wolgamot. He married Precentacion "Nanie" Leyson, she survives.
Forrest worked from 1950 to 1980 for Flxible Bus Company in Loudenville, Ohio and from 1985 to 2000 was owner and operator of his own welding shop "Forrest Welding & Mfg". He was a member of the Yuma Central Seventh Day Adventist Church in Yuma, Arizona. Forrest took part in the Arizona Old Time Fiddlers Association, was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and a lifetime member of Experimental Aircraft Association
Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Susan (Hal) Gibson and Brian Wolgamot; grandchildren: Justin (Tonya), Destiny (Brandon) Holman, Lawrence (Marilyn), Shelby, Joshua (Crystal) Gibson, and Corrie (Adam) Ferrell; great grandchildren: Haley, Jaci, Annalee, Jordyn, Taylor, Maddie, Joey, Jason, Bradley and Brenson; and his sister, Pearl (Melvin) Miller.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Hellen (Ronald) Patterson; and two sons, Gilbert & Paul.
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