Timothy Forbes, 44

Timothy Ray Forbes, 44, rural North Manchester, died at 5:15 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13, as the result of an automobile accident.  He was born March 1, 1969 in Wabash, to Eileen (Forbes) Biehl.

Tim was an ABATE volunteer.  He enjoyed canoeing, fishing, camping, and playing Frisbee golf. 

He is survived by his mother, Eileen Biehl and girlfriend, Donna Wold, both of North Manchester; grandmother, Doris Forbes, Wabash; five children, Lindsey Coffey, Noblesville, Justice Forbes, Texas, Kendasia Brooks, Fort Wayne, and Jacob Starr and Delaney Truman, both of Wabash; two sisters, Jada (Ben) Tribbett, Danville, Ill., and Leif (Dave) Eberley, Warsaw; and four grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his sister, Kelly Brainard, and his grandfather, Jr. Maxwell Forbes.

Funeral services will be 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with David Phillips officiating.  Friends may call from 2-5 p.m., Wednesday. As per Tim's request, he will be cremated.

Preferred memorial is The Family of Tim Forbes to help with expenses.

The memorial guest book for Tim may be signed at

Posted on 2014 Feb 19