Hugh Riley Forester, 92

Mr. Hugh Riley Forester, age 92 of Bogata died in nMt.PleasantHealthcareCenter on Friday, January 20, 2012.  Graveside Services will be held on Sunday, January 22, 2012 inMorrisChapelCemeterywith Reverend Bob Posey officiating.  The family will receive friends from 1pm until service time on Sunday.

 He was born on January 19, 1920 inRugby,Texas, the son of Milton Austin and Beunice Townsend Forester.  He was a retired School Teacher and Coach, and a US Army Air force WWII Veteran.  He was a long time member of First Baptist Church of Bogata.

 Survivors include nephews, B.D. Forester of Andrews,Texas; nieces, Linda Mahoney, Barbara, Darlene, and Beverly

 He was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Austin, Robert Daniel, Billie andGlendora.

  1. Benny Morris says:

    Sorry to hear of yal’s family’s lost Coach Forester was a great man and a great coach at Rylie Jr High he will be greatly miss there r lot’s of storys he told me thur him and my dad (James) Morris were raise in Bogata and my Grand Parents Robert & Opel Morris from Bogata our thoughts and prayers b with you

    R.I.P. COACH FORESTER

  2. Debbie Langford Hargrove says:

    Coach was a GREAT man! We all loved him and respected him at Rylie Middle School. He will always be remembered for his tough exterior and his white tennis shoe in his back pocket. Lots of guys got up close and personal with that old shoe. But he really was a loving, softy inside. He was very well respected by everyone. We all still tell stories of him. His memory will live on through the many lives that he touched. We love you Coach. We know you are on God’s team now!
    Much love, prayers & Godspeed,
    Debbie Langford
    Rylie Middle School
    1971-1973

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