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Welcome to the memorial page for

Robert "Bob" Nathan Forsythe

October 14, 1942 ~ December 14, 2017 (age 75)



Robert "Bob" Nathan Forsythe

October 14, 1942 — December 14, 2017



Wife:  JoAnn Forsythe

Son:  Chet Justin Forsythe

Son:  Joshua Caleb Forsythe

Daughter:  Victoria Jordan Forsythe-Gonzalez

Granddaughter:  Brooklyn Taylor Gonzalez

Brother:  Kenneth Leroy Forsythe (deceased)

Sister:  Donna Cheek

Sister:  Dibbie Fite

Sister:  Twana Marshall (deceased)



My prayers have all been answered –

I finally have arrived;

The healing that was long delayed –

Has now been realized.

No one is in a hurry –

No schedule must I keep –

I am being taught by Jesus

As I worship at His feet.

My short and temporary trials –

Have worked out for my good;

As He explained them unto me,

I have finally understood.

Though we have had our sorrows,

There is nothing so secure

As all our Savior has in store

For those who do endure.

If you could see me now …

I am whole and standing tall;

And thus the earthly pains I bore

Seem all so very small.

If you could see me now …

You would know I’ve seen His face;

And thus you would not ever want

For me to leave this place.



Robert went home to the lord on the morning of December 14th of 2017, at home surrounded by the family that he loved so dearly. Robert was born at home in Cushing, Oklahoma. He spent his formative years growing up in Cushing and the surrounding areas. Robert relocated to Hot Springs at the age of 18, and resided there until 1990, then he moved his family to California, where he lived out the rest of his life. Of all the places Robert lived, Hot Springs was home. he was a butcher by trade and managed grocery stores later in his career in Hot Springs. He was an automotive and drag race enthusiast, and also had a lifetime passion for motorcycling. He was known as Bob to all that knew him well, and most remember him for his immaculate blue 68 Mustang GT that he bought new and still had until his passing. All that knew bob, knew that he had a work ethic that was unmatched and a sense of humor that would brighten the lives of all that he came in contact with. Robert loved his family and friends and always looked forward to yearly pilgrimages to Hot Springs to visit them. He was a very patriotic god fearing man that always supported the troops and law enforcement. Robert was preceded in death by his Father Francis Eugene Forsythe, and mother Georgia Meyers, and his brother Kenneth Forsythe. He had many step sisters that he loved dearly also.He is survived in death by his wife of of 48 beautiful years , Joann Damazio Forsythe of Clovis CA, Son, Chet Justin Forsythe of Hot Springs, Son, Joshua Caleb Forsythe of Santa Cruz CA, and Daughter Victoria Jordan Forsythe-Gonzalez of Clovis CA, Son in law, Jacob Matthew Gonzalez, one Grand child Brooklyn age 2, daughter in law, Keana Parker of Santa Cruz CA Robert loved his family and Brooklyn his grand daughter was his entire world these last few years. Robert is no longer suffering and has been reunited with his love ones in heaven. There will be private services held at his home in Clovis CA. The family ask that donations be made in his name in lieu of flowers. Donations can be made to the Optimal Hospice Foundation 6780 N West Ave Suite 101 Fresno CA 93711, and also The Wounded Warrior Project (woundedwarriorproject.org).




Charitable donations may be made to:

Optimal Hospice Foundation
6780 N. West Ave., #101, Fresno CA 93711

Wounded Warrior Project
4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997
Web: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/

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