Forest Harford Jr.

Nov 13, 2020
Forest Harford Jr.

Morrill — Forest Harford Jr. passed away Nov. 10, 2020, at Waldo County General Hospital of late stage dementia. He was born May 21, 1934, the son of Maude (Stinson) and Forest Harford Sr.

He drove trucks for Penobscot Poultry, Maplewood, Hallsmith & Sysco, and a grain truck for over 40 years. He loved the outdoors, his family and working in the woods. He was a loving husband, father, son, grandfather, uncle and friend. He was loved by all who knew him.

Forest was predeceased by his parents, Maude and Forest Harford Sr.; siblings Joann Harford, Sandra Allen, June Roberts, Ruth Fuller, Bill Harford and Phil Harford; also brothers-in-law Milon Fuller, Stanley Roberts and Bob Allen.

Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Jenese (Rice) Harford; his children, Brenda Harford, Paul Harford and Jill Robinson, Randall Harford and Kelly Martin, Raelene (Harford) and husband Cliff Fuller; grandchildren Justin and Kyra Harford, Shay Harford and DA Harvey, Trey Harford and Regina Nugent; Kami (Harford) Miles and Luke Jenks, Ben Luce, Ben and Erica Martin, Nicole Knight and Eric Thorpe, Ashley Knight; great-grandchildren Jade Harvey, Shane, Kailey, Loni, Brooklyn Thorpe, Drake Knight-Martin and Michaela Stewart, Blaze Cunningham, Xander Knight, Patience Philbrook, and also a baby boy Harford due in March 2021.

Surviving siblings include Pauline Black and her daughters, Lori Evans, Lee Blake and Lynn (Black) and husband Bill Warman; Doris Smith and her daughter, Karen, and husband Ted Smith; special brother-in-law Raymond Rice and wife Edda. Forest also has several nieces, nephews and lots of friends.

Thank you to a special nurse, Lindsay, at WCGH, whom he took to because she looked so much like his granddaughter Kyra. Thank you so much to all the WCGH nurses and doctors who took really great care of him. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jackson Food Pantry, c/o Donna Nickerson, 538 Village Road, Jackson, ME 04921, or to your favorite charity in memory of Forest Harford Jr.

At Forest's request, there will be no funeral service. There will be a celebration of his life at a later date because of  COVID-19. Memories and condolences may be shared at ripostafh.com.

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