Forster, Robert L. (Ringgold)

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Robert L. Forster, 52, of Ringgold, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018. Besides a deep love for his family, Robert also loved working on old cars and going to the flea market. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Forster; and mother and step-father, Juanita and Eugene Alexander.

He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Stacy Forster; sons, Robbie (Heather Fritts) Forster and Jeremy (Felicia) Wilson; sisters, Rhonda (Bruce) Banks, Chris Wilbanks and Lisa Abercrombie; granddaughters, Kendra Forster and Shelby Teems; best friend, Chris Stevens; “his girls”, Blackberry and Wolfie; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 18 in the funeral home chapel, with Pastor Wayne Casteel officiating. Entombment will follow in Tennessee Georgia Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2-7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17.

Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home - Ft. Oglethorpe Chapel.



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