Donnie Forgey, 68, of Grandview passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at his daughter's home in Grandview.

He was born Sept. 7, 1942 in Baxter Springs, Kansas.

He moved to the valley in 1949.

Donnie served his country in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1963 in Germany.

He married Judy Hunt in 1964 and they had two children Donald and Barbara.

Donnie loved to hunt, fish and play pool.

Donnie is survived by one son, Donald Forgey of Grandview; one daughter, Barbara Underwood of Grandview; Judy Forgey of Grandview, whom he always remained close with; three grandchildren, Matthew Sears, Nicholas Sears and Samantha Underwood, all of Grandview; one great-grandchild, Braden Sears of Grandview; his sister-in-law, Laura Forgey of Sunnyside; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by Louise Walkeys, Wesley Forgey, Helen Nowlin, Limuel Forgey, Virginia Selzer, Barbara Baumgartner, Jerry Forgey and Stanley Forgey; and his parents, Wesley and Ozie (Ryburn) Forgey.

At Donnie's request no funeral services will be held at this time.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lower Valley Hospice.

Condolences can be sent to

Valley Hills Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.


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