Floyd DeDe Forshaw
Forever In Our Hearts
Floyd DeDe Forshaw

June 8, 1947 - November 24, 2018
Born in Crestline, Ohio
Resided in Crestline, Ohio
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Floyd “DeDe” Forshaw, 71, of Crestline, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, November 24, 2018 at OhioHealth MedCentral Mansfield Hospital.

DeDe was born in Crestline, Ohio on June 8, 1947 to the late Floyd “Lefty” Forshaw and Kathleen “Memo” (Queen) Obrecht. He married Sharon Keenan on February 14, 2018 after being together for 13 years and she survives him.

DeDe was a graduate of Crestline High School, Class of 1965. He retired from PPG Industries, Inc. in 2009 after 40 years of service. He was an avid smallmouth fisherman and hunter. He loved to visit Tennessee as often as time allowed. One of his greatest enjoyments was when he was coaching his sons’ baseball teams. DeDe loved his dogs. DeDe loved his 1966 Chevy II. He also loved Willow Grove Resort in Dale Hollow Lake, Tennessee.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Cory Forshaw of Crestline; stepchildren, Carrie Atkinson and her fiancé Daniel Cleary of Springfield and Susan and Jamie Kegley of Marion; granddaughter, Kyla Lee Ann Forshaw; step-grandchildren, Alexis Gabriel, Jayhue Gabriel, Derek Kegley; sisters, Paulette "Skip” and Gerald "Jesse" James of Galion and Trudy and Shan Wood of Leavittsburg, Ohio; and the mother of his children, Claudia Bonen of Crestline.

He was preceded in death by a son, Kyle Forshaw.

Those wishing to share a memory of DeDe or to express a condolence to the Forshaw family may do so by visiting www.masfh.com. There will be a celebration of life potluck dinner at the VFW #2920 in Crestline on December 15, 2018 at 3 p.m.

The Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 223 West Main Street, Crestline is honored to serve the family of Floyd Forshaw.

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Family Gathering
VFW Post #2920
110 S. Crestline Street
Crestline, Ohio 44827
Saturday, December 15, 2018
3:00 PM