Mr. Garry Wayne Forwood, age 72, of Rising Sun, Indiana, formerly of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on October 25, 1947, in Madison, Indiana. He was the loving son of the late, Harold Edwin and Leo Margaret (Osborn) Forwood. He was raised in Switzerland County, Indiana where he was a 1965 graduate of the Vevay High School and graduated in 1975 from the police academy. Garry was united in marriage on August 21, 1984, in Pensacola, Florida, to Janet Sue Adam. Garry was employed as a police officer for the Town of Vevay from 1969 – 1974. He was employed as a Deputy Sheriff for Switzerland County from 1974 – 1977 and was later employed as Sheriff from 1977 – 1983. Garry was the community manager for the Sun Community Manufactured Homes in Merritt Island, Florida. He was a former member of the Long Run Baptist Church near Moorefield, Indiana. Garry enjoyed farming and helping his son, Tim on the farm and driving tractors. Garry passed away at 12:14 p.m., Friday, November 15, 2019, at his residence in Rising Sun, Indiana.
Garry will be missed by his wife over 35 years, Janet Sue (Adam) Forwood of Rising Sun, IN; his daughter, Debra Weir and her husband, Jeff of Commiskey, IN; his son, Charles Timothy “Tim” White and his wife, Teresa of Aurora, IN; his grandchildren, Trenton Weir, James Weir; Heather Cook and her husband, Brad and Timothy Adam White and his wife, Samantha; his great-grandchildren, Harper, Dean, Aiden and Aubree; his brother, Jerold E. Forwood and his wife, Dorothy of Madison, AL; his nephew, Michael Todd Forwood; his niece, Tamera Tubell; his great-nephew, Riley Forwood and his great-niece, Alexandria Tubell.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold Edwin Forwood, died September 5, 1991 and Leo Margaret (Osborn) Forwood, died December 19, 1999.
Friends may call 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., by Rev. Mike Jones at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Vevay High School Class of 1965 Reunion Fund c/o Judy Ellegood. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com