Weatherford Democrat

September 18, 2013

Russell Hugh Forsyth


Weatherford Democrat

— Russell Hugh Forsyth, 70, died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at home surrounded by his loving family.

Service is 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel with interment at Johnson Cemetery. Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Thursdayat Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel. 

He was born Feb. 6, 1943, in Hicks, Texas. Russell was an Army veteran and a toolmaker in the aviation industry at Lockheed Martin. Russell married his bride, Faye, and together they blended their families.

Russell leaves behind daughters, Lalanya Dow and Donna Bales; sons, Russell “Rusty” Forsyth, Kelly Russ, Michael Dow and Jeff Dow; sisters, Laura Gomez, Lupe Moore, Frances Mendoza, Nita Kates, Rosemary Pitts and Christine Del Rio; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 

Russell was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Soledad Forsyth; his son, Randall Forsyth; his daughter, Kim Greer; his brother, Robert Forsyth; and his sister, Eula Sweet. 

Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel