Deacon Michael Ray Forbes

December 23, 1956 ~ December 13, 2020 (age 63)

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With humbled hearts and consoling minds, the Horton Funeral Home Family serves notice that Deacon Michael Ray Forbes has layed down the cares of this world Sunday December 13,2020 at Sentara Princess Anne Hospital Virginia Beach, VA from there, he picked up his new wardrobe and golden keys for his everlasting life in Heaven and stepped on board the Ole Ship of Zion.

A Formal Triumphant Celebrational Graveside reflecting Deacon Forbes Life, Light and Legacy will be held at the hour of 1pm December 18,2020 in the St. Luke African Methodist Church Cemetery in Chesapeake, VA. It is in this physical resting place that Michael will remain, until time is called into eternity and all of God's children, will stand before His throne and hear Him say "Well Done, thy good and faithful servant, enter into your Master's joy". Due to the current Covid-19 Pandemic we will be practicing social distancing, and all proper safety protocols will be strictly enforced. 

The Compassionate Professionals of Horton’s Funeral Home and Cremations of Hertford,NC is serving the Forbes and connected families with uncompromising dignity.

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Celebration of Life
December 18, 2020

1:00 PM
St. Luke A.M.E. Church
242 St. Lukes Church Road
Chesapeake, Va 23320

Video is available for this event

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