Forrest H. Sears, 85, Bedford

Forrest H. Sears of Bedford passed away Tuesday at Bloomington Hospital at the age of 85.

Born in 1923 in Bedford to Fredrick and Nellie Sears, Forrest was a sheet metal worker and member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union Locals 216 and 20, worked as a farmer, was a Navy veteran of World War II and member of Hillcrest Christian Church and American Legion Gillen Post 33.
He is survived by his wife, Edith, son Howard, daughter Yvonne, 7 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, son Gayle, brothers Estel and Larry, sister Wilma and 2 grandsons.
Services will be held Friday afternoon at 1:00pm at the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary with burial to follow at Hanson Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4:00 until 8:00pm Thursday at Day & Carter.