GALLAHER, Forest Delane Sr., 76, of Powhatan Point, OH, died Thursday, September 20, 2012.
He was born September 28, 1935 in Powhatan Point, OH, a son of the late Clifford and Ruth (Cronin) Gallaher.
He was Christian by faith and a retired coal miner for North American Coal. Forest was a family man, who loved spending time his wife and family. He also loved the outdoors, riding his motorcycle, hunting and car racing.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three sisters, Wilma Lodi, Vera Horvath, and Betty Coss.
Forest is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Melda (Barton) Gallaher, of Powhatan Point, OH; four children, Jody (Albert) DeBlasis, of Powhatan Point, OH, Amy (Ron) McVay, of Belmont, OH, Stacy (Scott) Cross, of Powhatan Point, OH and Forest Jr. "Bud" (Stacy) Gallaher, of Jacobsburg, OH; his brother, Howard Gallaher, and his sister, Wanda Glasgow, both of Powhatan Point, OH; 10 grandchildren, Jamie (Dave) Plumby, Dana Snegg, Amy Snedeker, Dusty (Erin) McVay, Bryce and Brok Cross, Miranda Hall, Delaney, Kacie and Eli Gallaher; four great- grandchildren, Kayla McCloud, Madison Meade, Gavin McVay and Mackenzie McVay.
Family and friends will be received Saturday September 22, 2012 at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory, 186 Main St., Powhatan Point, OH from 5-8 p.m. and Sunday September 23, 2012 from 2-8 p.m. where services will be held Monday September 24, 2012 at 1 p.m.
Final arrangements will be at the convenience of the family.
Condolences online at www.altmeyer.com.