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Forrest Wayne Metcalf
March 5, 1948 ~ October 23, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Forrest Wayne Metcalf, 75, of Sullivan, Indiana passed away on Monday, October 23, 2023, at his residence with his family by his side.
He was born on March 5, 1948, in Sullivan, Indiana the son of William Roy Metcalf and Margaret Davis Metcalf. Forrest graduated from Sullivan High School in 1967. He was a veteran of the US Navy and worked at CSX Railroad as an engineer. Forrest was a member of the Sullivan BPO Elks Lodge 911. He enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting and being outdoors.
He is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Marion Dale Metcalf, infant brother, Billy Metcalf, sister, Eva Metcalf, brother-in-law, Al Jackson and three grandsons: Daniel, Josh and Dillion.
Survivors include his loving wife, Jean Deakins Metcalf, six sons; Eric Metcalf, Billy Metcalf, Bob Metcalf, Justin Metcalf, Chris Jenkins and Craig Jenkins, one daughter, Christen Arnold (Andy), sister, Marlyn Jackson, one sister-in-law, Diane Metcalf, grandchildren; Brennon, Caleb, Gideon, David, Alex, Daphnie, Gage, Jordan, Kaitlynn, Tessa, Will, Blaine, Christopher, Jonathan, Gavin, Taylor and Bryce and thirteen great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his pets, Pearl, Jake and Cat Ziva.
Funeral services will be at 6:30 PM, Friday, October 27, 2023, at Brust Funeral Home in Sullivan, Indiana with Pastor David Smith officiating and Military service by the Sullivan County Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until the service on Friday, October 27, 2023, at Brust Funeral Home.