Zachary Forest

Obituary of Zachary R Forest

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Zachary was born November 13, 1958 in Camden NJ, to the late James Knight Forest and his loving Mother Naomi Forest. He was the fifth oldest of eight children. Zachary received his education in the Lawnside School System and Haddon Height High School system. Zac began his 30 year career with varies Pathmark locations in 1983 where he worked in the produce and maintenance departments, until the closing of the franchise in 2013. From there, Zac went to work at Price Rite of Camden NJ in 2014 where he also worked as a supervisor of maintenance. He also worked as Shop Steward until the closing of that franchise in 2021. That's when Zac decided it was time to retire. Zachary had many passions in life. He had a love for music and concerts. He’s seen many bands live, such as The Funk-a-delics and the Average White Band. He also enjoyed art. He drew and painted many pictures, however his true niche was crafts. He would create fantastic football team pieces for family and friends. ln addition to music and art, Zac loved football telling anyone and everybody of his love for the Redskins. But his loves did not end there Zac has an extensive collection of die cast car collections, which he started in the late 90s and continued until this day. Every Sunday you would catch Zac watching the football games with his brothers and spending time with his mom and sisters. Zac was a passionate and friendly man whom was loved by so many. Zachary was proceded in death by two brothers, James Jake Forest and Kenneth Kenny Forest and one sister in law Pamela Forest. Zachary is survived by his significant other, Robin Peebles and daughter Noreen Peebles, [Whom he raised as his own]; his mother Naomi Forest; three brothers: Michael Forest (Maryland Forest), Timothy Forest, and Donald Forest; two sisters, Michelle Forest and Deborah Gibson (Elwood Gibson), a host of aunts, uncles nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
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11:00 am
Friday, May 12, 2023
Mt Olive Baptist Church
602 Evesham Avenue
Magnolia, New Jersey, United States
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Zachary Forest

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Zachary Forest

1958 - 2023

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