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Edward Forney

August 1, 1949 — June 18, 2017

EDWARD FORNEY, 67 of Madrid, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017 at the Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook.

Edward was born August 1, 1949 at Elma, Washington to Arthur and Frances (Peek) Forney. He graduated from Rawlins High School in Wyoming.

In 1967, Edward entered the U.S. Army, where he served honorably in Vietnam. Edward served extended time in the Army, having fulfilled his commitment in 1977. Edward eventually moved to Madrid to care for his elderly parents, who had moved there in retirement.

Edward's family wishes to convey their heartfelt gratitude to the doctors, nurses and staff at the Perkins County Hospital who took such wonderful care of Edward before his move to McCook.

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Edward was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew, Lloyd.

Survivors include his daughter, Rachel L. Johnson of McMinnville, OR; brothers, James of Madrid, Charles of Rawlins and Roger and wife Terry of Oklahoma City, OK; many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

It was Edward's wish to be cremated, and a private service will be held at a later date.

Bullock-Long Funeral Home of Grant is in charge of arrangements.
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