TYRO — Rufus Hardy 'Pete' Forrest, Jr., 67, of Tyro, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2012. He was born January 4, 1945.

TYRO — Rufus Hardy ‘Pete’ Forrest, Jr., 67, of Tyro, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2012. He was born January 4, 1945.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Paschall Forrest of Tyro; one son, Tim Forrest of Mountainburg; seven daughters, Sandy Coulter of Rudy, Tammy English and Lea Faulkner, both of Monticello, Shelly Smith of Tulsa, Okla, Samantha Paschall and Stacy Paschall, both of Tyro and Stephanie Paschall of Tulsa, Okla.; step-father, Hulan Clary of Monticello; twelve grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel. Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.