Stewart W. “Buddy” Forbes, Jr.
January 3, 1947 - December 23, 2021
Stewart W. “Buddy” Forbes, Jr., age 74, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Thursday, December 23, 2021.
Born in Elkton, MD, on January 3, 1947, he was the son of the late Ella Mae (Dill) and Stewart W. Forbes, Sr. Buddy worked for DuPont as a respiratory technician, retiring in 2003 after 38 years of dedicated service.
He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and a member of Retreads Motorcycle Club. Some of his favorite memories were traveling to all 50 states on his motorcycle with his wife, Marlene. Buddy enjoyed camping, listening to bluegrass music and eating his favorite meal, chicken-n-dumplings.
He is survived by his loving wife, Marlene A. (North) Forbes; 3 children; 6 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; and 2 sisters.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 E. Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Buddy’s memory may be made to VFW Post 6027, 815 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD 21901.