Charles T. Forbes, Sr.

July 28, 1949 - March 19, 2020

Charles Thomas Forbes Sr., age 70, of Smyrna, DE, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2020.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, on July 28, 1949, he was the son of the late Francis and Rita (DeMarco) Forbes. Charles made his career as a truck driver, working for various companies over the years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Eunice Forbes and his grandson, Christopher Allen Thomas Laird. Charles is survived by his son, Charles Thomas Forbes, Jr. (Kelly); daughter, Lynda M. Laird; grandchildren, Lyndia Aiken (Josh), Michael Laird, Jr. (Lauren), Jeanna Laird, Mark Hedrick (Lorrie), Michael McKenney (Kelley), Miranda McKenney, Melinda Wellborn (Tim), Bonnie Perry (David), Marina McKenney, and Charlene Forbes (Mike); and 17 great grandchildren.

All services will be held privately.


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7 Condolences for Charles T. Forbes, Sr.

  • Chuck, Kelly and family…with heartfelt thoughts and prayers and hugs, Iā€™m so sorry for your loss..May Christ give you peace and comfort in the difficult days ahead…Godspeed to your father….

  • Pop pop you will be missed with your crazy self so many memories to hold and cherished now your at peace I love you old man. Gone but never forgotten. Love always Ashley..

  • You will be missed poppop.

  • You will be missed deeply.

  • Bonnie my sincere condolences to you and your family ā¤ļø Prayers sent šŸ™šŸ™šŸ™šŸŒ»šŸŒ»

  • My prayers are with my family as they have lost their Dad, Uncle, Grandpa and Great-Grandpa. Thank you for the gift of being in my life. I will always love you all. I am grateful for the time I got to spend with him at the Hospital, I will tell you without a doubt he loved each one of you the bestest as he told me. Chuck had a great life with everything he did.
    Love Always,
    Aunt Paula

  • My condolences to the family. God bless and prayers sent.