Anthony Forbes

Anthony Forbes

John Anthony Forbes, 42, of 678 Body Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Thursday, July 11, 2013 in Camden, NC.  He was born in Pasquotank County, NC on March 11, 1971 and was the husband of Kristie Sawyer Forbes.   Mr. Forbes was a Deputy Sheriff with Camden County, NC,  working as a narcotic detective and K-9 officer.  He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and member of the North American Police Work Dog Association.

Besides his wife, Mr. Forbes is survived by his mother, Patsy Hughes Gray of Hertford, NC; his father, Winfred “Buddy” Forbes and step mother, Joyce Forbes of Camden, NC;  three sons, Michael Cole Forbes of Elizabeth City, NC, Colby Ryan Ebert of Camden, NC and John Kameron Forbes of Elizabeth City, NC.  He is also survived by his step-father, Jerry Cartwright of Elizabeth City, NC; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Millicent and Dickie Owens of Elizabeth City, NC;  a sister, Daphne Forbes Robey and husband, Sean of Camden, NC;  one brother, Nathan Forbes and wife, Rhonda of Elizabeth City, NC; a step-sister, Tammy Luton Hoffman and husband Robert of Camden, NC; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Kim and Chris Leis of Elizabeth City, NC; and several nieces and nephews.  His K-9 partner, Rex, survives him.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at 2:00 in the Fountain of Life Church, US 17 South Elizabeth City, NC, by Revs. John Mason and Hans Hess.  Burial with law enforcement honors will follow in the Forbes Family Cemetery, Sandy Hook Road, Shiloh, NC.  The family suggests in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Anthony Forbes Memorial Fund, c/o Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church, 700 North Road Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909.

Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Forbes family.  Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.twifordfh.com.

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Condolences for the family of “Anthony Forbes”

  1. Holly Cartwright on July 12th, 2013 9:57 am

    To Anthony’s family ~ I am so sorry to hear of your tragic loss. Prayers for peace, comfort and understanding in the days ahead.

    Holly Cartwright


  2. Charles & Laurie Wilson on July 12th, 2013 10:21 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.


  3. Theresa Brickhouse Bennett on July 12th, 2013 10:27 am

    Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with your family! May God bless your family and give some peace!


  4. Michele Manwarren on July 12th, 2013 10:29 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with Anthony’s family and friends during this difficult time. We are truly sorry for your loss.
    Michele & Randy Manwarren


  5. Joy Hall Kuczero on July 12th, 2013 10:30 am

    My thoughts and prayers with the Forbes family at this time and the days to come.


  6. Brenda Harris on July 12th, 2013 10:34 am

    Kristie and Kameron, my thoughts and prayers are with you all! I am so sorry. Kameron, I love you ! Peace ad comfort come from God, please lean on Him. He will comfort you. Miss Brenda


  7. Betty Bushley Peele and family on July 12th, 2013 10:35 am

    Our thoughts and Prayers for the family at your time of loss!!!


  8. Phillip underwood on July 12th, 2013 10:48 am

    My thoughts and prayers to the family and to my friend Anthony , god bless you all…


  9. Jerry watkins, Jr on July 12th, 2013 10:52 am

    Sorry for your loss.


  10. Delores Hague on July 12th, 2013 11:06 am

    Kristie, I am so sorry to hear about Anthony. Please know you are in my prayers.


  11. martha barco on July 12th, 2013 11:08 am

    Kristie and Family
    The Barco family has you and your family in our thoughts.


  12. LEE & JUDI GREGORY on July 12th, 2013 11:17 am

    KRISTI AND FAMILY
    PLEASE KNOW THAT OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. STAY STRONG AND GOD BLESS.


  13. Rose Faucette on July 12th, 2013 11:29 am

    Kristy & children,
    I just received the news and am so very saddened. I am so sorry for your loss. May your faith in God help you and your family through the difficult times ahead. The days ahead will not be easy for you and the children. Remember you have many friends who want to help and I will be in prayer for your strength and courage. You have my deepest and most sincere sympathy. In God’s love….Rose


  14. Erin Lindsey Anderson on July 12th, 2013 11:33 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all in this time of such loss and tragedy. Hoping God, family and friends can help comfort you in these days of sorrow. I am so very sorry.

    E.L. Anderson


  15. Michael and Katrina on July 12th, 2013 11:40 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you love you Cuz


  16. Melissa Ward Midgette on July 12th, 2013 11:49 am

    Kristie and family….I am so sorry for your loss… my heart aches as I think back on the many wonderful memories I have of him…Anthony always had a smile for everyone and has lifted my spirit more than once with his silly personality! I pray for comfort and peace for you and your family as you face the difficult days ahead.


  17. Jeff Swanson on July 12th, 2013 11:55 am

    Keeping ya’ll in my thoughts and prayers


  18. Christina McPherson on July 12th, 2013 12:03 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you. I am sorry for your loss. God bless all of you.


  19. Wayne and Sherry Eason on July 12th, 2013 12:03 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.


  20. Dan and Janet Klein on July 12th, 2013 12:03 pm

    Please accept our sincere condolences. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.


  21. Michael Thigpen on July 12th, 2013 12:05 pm

    I am sorry for your loss. Prayers go out to you.


  22. tina on July 12th, 2013 12:09 pm

    although i did not know anthony i feal like i need to say this may god bring you and your family the strength and comfort in your time of need may he wrap his arms around your family and bring you peace


  23. bill and pat davis on July 12th, 2013 12:10 pm

    TO BUDDY AND FAMILY , WE ARE PRAYING FOR YOU, LET US KNOW IF YOU NEED ANYTHING, WITH DEEPEST REGARDS, BILL AND PAT DAVIS


  24. randy griggs on July 12th, 2013 12:11 pm

    Sorry for your loss.thoughts and prayers with yoy and the family


  25. Buffy Forbes Pitchford on July 12th, 2013 12:11 pm

    My thoughts and prayers go out to Anthony’s family, as well as all of those who mourn his tragic passing. May all of us find peace in the days that are ahead.He’ll be greatly missed by the friends and family who loved him.


  26. Sean Dos Santos on July 12th, 2013 12:14 pm

    Condolences on the loss of a friend.


  27. The Forbes Family on July 12th, 2013 12:17 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and Prayers are with each of you during this difficult time.


  28. Karen and Reggie Cahoon on July 12th, 2013 12:19 pm

    Our hearts go out to you and your family during this difficult loss. We know that no words can help ease the pain and loss that you are feeling right now. You are in our every prayer and thought. Please let us know if there is anything that we can do for you in this trying time.


  29. JJ and Pam Schwab on July 12th, 2013 12:44 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with Anthony’s family as well his brother in blue and friends. He will be greatly missed and may his family find peace in this time of need.


  30. Mary Ann Aydlett on July 12th, 2013 12:49 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of sorrow. Having worked with Anthony for many years , I just want you to know he always brought a smile to our faces. The world has lost a good man and good deputy. Kristy, if there is ANYTHING I can do for you or the boys, please let me know. Again, my sincere condolences.


  31. Sheryl Korzeniowski on July 12th, 2013 12:53 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with both families during this very tragic time.
    Dan and Sheryl Korzeniowski


  32. Becky Peirson on July 12th, 2013 12:56 pm

    Prayers out to his family!


  33. Will Dukes on July 12th, 2013 1:01 pm

    Kristie and family, my deepest sympathy goes out to you. John always brought a smile to work at the PCSO. He was a great friend, great Deputy, and an all around good person. He will be deeply missed by us all. I apologize I was not be able to deliver the message in person, I am currently in Afghanistan. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers!!


  34. Jimmy Satterfield on July 12th, 2013 1:08 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with each and very one of you there are no words that can be said to take the pain away just trust in god we love y’all and will be praying for y’all today and the weeks to come


  35. Eric and Grace Scheid on July 12th, 2013 1:19 pm

    Our prayers are with Anthony’s family. Heaven gained another angel to watch over his family and all his brothers in blue. He will be missed.


  36. Dorothy Pensyl (Ms. Dot) on July 12th, 2013 1:19 pm

    So sorry for the loss of a fine officer, father, and husband. Please know I am keeping you all in my prayers. God’s Peace.


  37. Wanda Forbes on July 12th, 2013 1:23 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you. We are truly sorry, but God will take care of you and the rest of the family.


  38. Michael Voliva on July 12th, 2013 1:25 pm

    Thoughts and Prayers go out to all of the family during this difficult time.


  39. Jackie Eason on July 12th, 2013 1:40 pm

    Kristie , family and friends…I am so sorry for the loss of such a wonderful man…this is a great loss for our communites. My thoughts are with you and share a heavy heart.


  40. Kevin Brooks on July 12th, 2013 1:54 pm

    thoughts and prayers go out to the family of a great friend.


  41. Frank Mitchell on July 12th, 2013 1:58 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you. Anthony was a great guy, and while I only knew him for a short while, I know that I am blessed to have known him at all.


  42. Roy & Debbie Heath on July 12th, 2013 1:59 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and Prayers go out to all of the family during difficult time.


  43. Denise Layden on July 12th, 2013 2:03 pm

    I was very sad to hear this, I’m so very sorry.


  44. Gretchen Gilmore on July 12th, 2013 2:05 pm

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Please let us know if there is amything we can do. Huge hugs to all of you and much love……. Gretchen and family


  45. edna on July 12th, 2013 2:11 pm

    Girl Im so sorry for you loss, I’ve known him for a long time, he will be miss. I will be thinking about you and your family.


  46. Barbara Putnam on July 12th, 2013 2:14 pm

    To Anthony’s family, friends & co-workers, my deepest sympathy to all of you. Lifting you all up in prayer that you may find strength and comfort in the coming days, weeks, months and years ahead.

    Anthony is so missed already. He had such a contagious sense of humor and I will miss his corny jokes.


  47. Lyle Srathearn on July 12th, 2013 2:21 pm

    Sorry to hear of your lost. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.


  48. Evelyn & Chris Bolac on July 12th, 2013 2:38 pm

    Condolence to the Forbes family. Anthony will be truely missed as a father,husband,DEPUTY,and a good friend.


  49. Marsh Family on July 12th, 2013 3:02 pm

    We are so very sorry for your Family’s loss.Our prayer’s are with your Family at this difficult time.


  50. Betty Fairchild on July 12th, 2013 3:08 pm

    Thoughts and prayers goes out to the family.


  51. Erica Gray on July 12th, 2013 3:19 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends. Anthony was a wonderful person all around father, husband, brother, uncle and friend. He is and will always be missed dearly.


  52. Nicole Hollowell on July 12th, 2013 3:25 pm

    The Forbes family is in our thoughts and prayers. It’s such a tragic loss. Anthony was a good man on and off the track. He will be truly missed.


  53. Stephanie Ambrose on July 12th, 2013 4:01 pm

    So sorry to hear of the passing of your husband, father, son, brother. Thinking about all of you during this sad time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.


  54. Phil Cameron on July 12th, 2013 4:22 pm

    So very sorry for your loss… Anthony was a nice person.


  55. Velma Gray on July 12th, 2013 4:32 pm

    Kristie, Daphne and family, My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. May God comfort you during these difficult times and bless you with great memories of the good times.

    Sincerely,

    Velma Gray


  56. Rodney Meads on July 12th, 2013 4:44 pm

    To Kristie and all the family, I am so sorry for the losss of Anthony. He was my friend and coworker, and will be missed by all who knew him. May God bring you comfort, strength, and peace.


  57. Stacey Rodriguez on July 12th, 2013 4:47 pm

    I pray God grants you comfort, peace and understanding during this difficult time. If you ever need anything, anything at all, please let me know.


  58. Tina and Kayla Smith on July 12th, 2013 4:51 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you


  59. Patty Ingram Byrum on July 12th, 2013 5:10 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with the Forbes family.


  60. Lauren Wells on July 12th, 2013 5:12 pm

    Kristie and family, my heart and prayers go out to you all! You and Anthony were and still such wonderful friends to me! Hold on to God’s everlasting arms and He will see you through!


  61. Bettie Smithson on July 12th, 2013 5:31 pm

    Forbes family in my prayers John was a great person,law enforcement officer,father. May God bless his family.


  62. Jen Mercer on July 12th, 2013 5:49 pm

    My thoughts and prayers go out to Anthony’s family. He will be greatly missed. I will never forget hanging out as kids and him passing down his Berenstain Bears books to me. My you be at peace with your life now.


  63. Kim and KD Hewitt on July 12th, 2013 6:00 pm

    Kristie, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. If you need anything at all, we are here for you.


  64. Frank,Tracy,Lexi,& Alyssa Pierce on July 12th, 2013 6:05 pm

    John 14:1 Let not your heart be troubled:believe in God,believe also in me. Kristie and family,May God fill you with peace and comfort during this time.


  65. Gwen Stevens on July 12th, 2013 6:06 pm

    Thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    The Stevens Family – Woody ,Gwen, Nancy, and Shelton


  66. Sissy mutta on July 12th, 2013 6:08 pm

    Anthony I will always think of you when I think of Camden. You will missed dearly


  67. Brad & Julie Forbes on July 12th, 2013 6:24 pm

    We’re very sorry for your loss. Anthony left us way too soon. Wish there was something we could say or do to take the hurt and sadness way but unfortunately only time will comfort you. Please know that all of you are in our thoughts & prayers.


  68. Cathy Sawyer Baxter on July 12th, 2013 6:27 pm

    I was so sorry to hear about Anthony My heart hurts for you all The Forbes family and his Wife and children.
    I have fond memories of Anthony from my Childhood on up. He will be missed . you all will be in my prayers. may God keep you close during such a difficult time.


  69. Roger and Laura Alvarico on July 12th, 2013 6:56 pm

    To the Forbes’ family,

    I’m very sorry for your loss. I’ve had the privilege to know John for many years and have very fond memories of working with him. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. May God comfort you, all, in the days to come.

    Rico


  70. Jonathan & Christina Hart on July 12th, 2013 7:00 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family and friends. Anthony was a great person.


  71. Justin and Tabitha Cruise on July 12th, 2013 7:23 pm

    Sorry for your loss, your family is in our thoughts and prayers.


  72. Tommy and Donna Rose on July 12th, 2013 7:25 pm

    Dearest Forbes Family. So sorry for the loss of your loved one! A pastor once told my family during our time of a shocking loss….”this will not get easier….you will just learn to live with it better” his words were so true!…May God hold each of you tight and our love, thoughts and prayers are with each of you…….Tommy and Donna Rose


  73. Christine Tedrick Watson on July 12th, 2013 7:43 pm

    Kristie and boys, I am so sorry for your loss, I have known Anthony for a longtime. keeping you in my prayers. chrisy


  74. Josh Brothers on July 12th, 2013 7:56 pm

    My prayers go out to Anthony’s family and Law Enforcement brothers. I had the pleasure of working with Anthony while he was at PCSO. Anthony was a good guy and a respected LEO.


  75. Sandy Garrett on July 12th, 2013 8:05 pm

    Kristie, I just heard about Anthony’s death. I am so sorry. You and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers. I know Millie will be there for you but just know I care and am praying for your peace and comfort.


  76. Tommy and Karen Banks on July 12th, 2013 8:07 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to Kristie, the boys and the rest of the Forbes family. Anthony was a good man and he will be missed.


  77. Christine Landers Spence on July 12th, 2013 8:11 pm

    Buddy, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your son. I know what you are going through because I lost my son 20 years ago. No words I can say will comfort you. So God be with you in your time of sorrow.


  78. Deborah Evans on July 12th, 2013 8:16 pm

    Our Thoughts and Prayers go out to the family. He was a very nice person and will be missed here in Camden as well.
    Jim & Deborah Evans Shiloh


  79. The Ryan Family on July 12th, 2013 8:18 pm

    On the wings of Angels now BROTHER!!!! Go rest and I will see you on that mountain. I am at a loss but Have I not commanded you to be strong and courageous in all you do not be afraid do not be discouraged for The Lord your God will be with you. Love You Brother


  80. Connie Riddick and Charlie Riddick on July 12th, 2013 8:29 pm

    Please allow us to convey our deepest sympathy.


  81. Kenneth and Denise Bunn on July 12th, 2013 8:30 pm

    Kristie and family, you are all in our thoughts and prayers


  82. Dahl Jones and Family on July 12th, 2013 8:36 pm

    Our Thought and Prays are with you and the family he was a great person and be missed
    Dahl and Nora Jones


  83. jim baker on July 12th, 2013 8:37 pm

    Kristie and family, Our thoughts and prayers go to u and family Lisa and I have lost a great friend. U and Anthony have been great friends to our family. May god be with your family.


  84. Gary&Stacey Mccoy on July 12th, 2013 8:41 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss< he will be well missed. he was such a sweet man. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you and your family, GOD bless you all.


  85. Annette Santoya Skutans on July 12th, 2013 9:10 pm

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family at this time of there loss.He was a very sweet person.He will be highly missed but not forgotten.


  86. Tami Landers on July 12th, 2013 9:11 pm

    To Anthony’s family, my thoughts and payers are with you. Such a tragic loss for such a good person. Anthony you will dearly be missed.


  87. Kim Outlaw & Michael Paul on July 12th, 2013 9:25 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and co-workers. Lean on your faith, God will see you through. The Paul family – Kim, Michael and Harley.


  88. Lisa Wooten Delph on July 12th, 2013 9:34 pm

    Kristie and family, you are in my prayers. May God wrap you all in His arms of peace and comfort as only He can do.


  89. Wanda Sanders on July 12th, 2013 9:37 pm

    Kristie & family
    My deepest thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Anthony was a well liked person in the community. Always believe God only gives us what one can handle. And take it from someone whom truly knows time will ease the pain and heartache. Please call if you need anything.


  90. Barbara Morgan on July 12th, 2013 9:39 pm

    Thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Anthony Forbes will truely be missed, but never forgotten!


  91. Jamie kroll on July 12th, 2013 9:45 pm

    My prayers and thought go out to this He wfamily.May God be with you in this trying time..He was a great person as well as a wonderful deputy.He will be missed by many.


  92. Deborah Beasley on July 12th, 2013 10:28 pm

    My prayers go out for the Forbes family. May you find rest in the arms of God and I pray that God will strengthen the family!!! Rest.In.Paradise


  93. April Pickell Williams on July 12th, 2013 10:44 pm

    I am so sorry for the loss of Anthony. He had a lot of friends and family that will miss him so much. Been a long time since I lived in EC but still miss my friends. I will be thinking and praying for this family.


  94. Robert and Lisa Matthews on July 12th, 2013 10:45 pm

    Our prayers go out to all the Forbes family. Please know that you are all in our thoughts. Love to you all.


  95. Cynthia Gray Barber on July 12th, 2013 10:47 pm

    Dearest Family and Friends of Anthony:

    Psalm 34:18
    The LORD is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.

    There are no human words to soothe your sorrow, but He who holds the universe in his hand will never fail you.
    We will continue to lift you all up in prayer and hope for His gentle spirit to cradle your grieving hearts.

    -With fondest regards,
    David, Cynthia and Joshua Barber

    Isaiah 43:2
    “When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you.”


  96. Carrie Snowden Brickhouse on July 12th, 2013 10:55 pm

    Thoughts and Prayers for the Family!


  97. Glenn & Tonya Speight on July 12th, 2013 11:27 pm

    For everyone effected by his passing, please allow God to help with your grief. We know that you are/were a good man and father! Our thoughts and prayers for the family and all your friends. I’ve spoken with several family and friends, we are in shock of what has happened. To Anthony’s boys, your father LOVED you with all his heart and will forever watch over you as yall become men…. Make him proud!! Kristy, my heart goes out to you. We are at a loss for words. We love you, the boys and Anthony. You two have been great friends to us, almost family in our minds. We will be here for now and anytime in the future.

    With God’s Love,

    The Speight Family!!!


  98. Shay Harrison Johnson on July 12th, 2013 11:38 pm

    Forbes family~Words can not express how very sorry I am for your loss! I pray God will wrap his loving arms around you and bring you peace! Anthony was so special to all that knew him.


  99. Debi Williams on July 12th, 2013 11:40 pm

    Patsy, so very sorry for your loss of your son Anthony. I know he will be greatly missed by his family and friends.


  100. Mike Hawkins on July 12th, 2013 11:55 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with Anthony’s family. May the Lord comfort everyone affected by this tragic loss.


  101. Michele S. Credle & Luther Credle, Jr. on July 13th, 2013 12:18 am

    So very sorry for your loss, please know that you all are in our prayers of grace, mercy & healing. May God be with everyone of you.


  102. Karen Forbes Goodrich on July 13th, 2013 12:45 am

    My heart is heavy with this tragic loss and my prayers are with all of the family and friends that are hurting. May you find peace in the Lord.


  103. Selma Morris White on July 13th, 2013 12:56 am

    Sorry for your loss My thoughts and Prayers are with your family!


  104. Dona Yunker on July 13th, 2013 1:19 am

    My condolences to all. So sad!


  105. Sherri Ramos-Brandt (Flanagan) on July 13th, 2013 1:31 am

    Forbes family, I am so sorry for your lost


  106. Susie Honohan on July 13th, 2013 2:15 am

    I am sorry Kristie I don’t know what I was thinking with putting Kim I am truly sorry. I was reading some of the other condolences and that’s where the Kim came from and My head is all messed up because of this . Please forgive me. I also want to say that Anthony was a Great member of an Awesome team with the Camden Sheriff Dept and I know that they will all miss him too.


  107. Sheila Judge on July 13th, 2013 6:33 am

    Kristie, I am so sorry. Please know my prayers are being sent to you and your family!


  108. charles hollowell on July 13th, 2013 7:19 am

    Kristie and children: Anothony was a great friend , father,husband and deputy. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He was a great friend to me and we use to joke each other . I am going to miss that. My prayers are with you Kristie and the children . The support of family,friends, and the community will help you through the difficult days ahead of you. God bless. Charles Hollowell. Pasquotank-Camden 911 Center


  109. David & Barbara Ferrell on July 13th, 2013 7:34 am

    So sorry for your lose. But my thoughts and prayers r with u and the boys. Love you and my God bless u


  110. Joe Riggs on July 13th, 2013 7:39 am

    Anthony was a good friend and a great coworker. God bless and prayers for his family. Anthony will be missed.


  111. Nathan and Tonya Zachary on July 13th, 2013 8:20 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Anthony was a good friend and will be missed by all.


  112. Helen Forbes Midgett on July 13th, 2013 8:37 am

    So sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this time.

    Helem Forbes Midgett and family.


  113. Sharleen Eves Ledford on July 13th, 2013 8:44 am

    My prayers are with your family. When I look at his face, I remember the little 2 year old that I baby-sat. Although life scattered us into so many different directions, your family have always been like family to me. I love you all and my heart breaks that you’re going through this. May God give you the Peace that you need at this time.


  114. Jenny Albertson on July 13th, 2013 9:14 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! God bless you all! David & Jenny Albertson


  115. Tiffany Nixon Eure on July 13th, 2013 9:21 am

    Kristie and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. So sorry for your loss.


  116. Wes Schuyler on July 13th, 2013 9:25 am

    I met Anthony a few years ago shortly after moving to Camden from Atlanta. He stopped in my driveway to talk and welcome me to the neighborhood. I have kept his card. A very nice, polite, professional man. My prayers to the family.


  117. Mary Cason Moore on July 13th, 2013 9:27 am

    My deepest condolences and prayers to Anthony’s family and dearest friends. I’m so sorry to hear this tragic news, all of you will be in our thoughts during this tough time.

    Mary Cason Moore & Family


  118. Tony DeSantis on July 13th, 2013 9:56 am

    Anthony was a wonderful person, someone I always enjoyed running into. My thoughts go out to his family, friends, and those he served and protected with. I’ll miss him.


  119. Randy & Yvette Jones on July 13th, 2013 9:56 am

    We are very sorry for your loss. Please know we are thinking of and praying for your family.


  120. Chandra Lamb on July 13th, 2013 10:06 am

    Kristie, I’ll be praying for you and the family.


  121. Gina Jones Young on July 13th, 2013 10:09 am

    I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers go out to the family of Anthony’s family.


  122. Frank Cuozzo & Family on July 13th, 2013 10:12 am

    Condolences to the family. I Worked with Anthony only a short while. He was a great guy and we will miss him.


  123. Linda F. Speight on July 13th, 2013 10:37 am

    We are so sorry about Anthony. Our thoughts and prayers are going out for each and every one of you. May God comfort you as only He can.


  124. Alma Hassell & Mike Shepard on July 13th, 2013 10:50 am

    We are so sorry to hear about your loss. May God’s blessings be with all of you to help you through this tragic time of loss and pain. Our prayers are with you.


  125. Robert & Linda Denny on July 13th, 2013 10:51 am

    Dear Buddy, Joyce and family,
    We are so sorry for this loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.


  126. Phyllis Lane on July 13th, 2013 11:02 am

    To all of you, may God be with you through such a troubled time, You are in my prayers. GOD BLESS YOU.


  127. Mike Patterson on July 13th, 2013 11:17 am

    So sorry for your loss. I knew Anthony when I worked for ECPD. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

    Mike Patterson


  128. Colleen Schwartz on July 13th, 2013 11:22 am

    The world lost a great man and we all lost a good friend. I am deeply saddened by this and my thoughts and prayers are with all of Anthony’s friends, family and coworkers. He will definitely be missed by many. Rest in peace my friend.


  129. Anne Duncan Needham Clark on July 13th, 2013 11:47 am

    Buddy & Joyce,
    So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you.


  130. Johnnie and Joni Barefoot on July 13th, 2013 11:54 am

    Kristie so sorry for your loss. I remember Anthony when he bowled on the team with Johnnie that has been years ago. He will be greatly missed. God will look after you and the boys. You and the boys will be in my thoughts and prayers.


  131. Butch & Maxie Pursell on July 13th, 2013 12:45 pm

    Kristie, we want you to know you and
    your family are in our thoughts and
    our prayers. May God be near and dear
    to you and Cameron during this sad time.


  132. Lee Pickell on July 13th, 2013 12:50 pm

    To The Forbes Family , So Sorry To Hear Of Your Loss.You Will Be In My Prayers.


  133. Tom,Christy, Angela & Jeremy on July 13th, 2013 12:53 pm

    We are so very saddened by this. Anthony and Kristie have been such a joy to have as neighbors. We will miss him so very much. We will do all that we can to assist you, Kristie, and the boys, with anything, in the days to come.


  134. John & Heather Matthews on July 13th, 2013 1:41 pm

    John and I had the pleasure of working with Anthony through the years. We have and will continue to pray for your family. God Bless you all.


  135. Bill and Crystal Ward on July 13th, 2013 2:16 pm

    We are sorry for the loss of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. We pray that God may comfort you and give you peace in these hard times.


  136. Mary Burkett, Ray Parker and Kayla Murphy on July 13th, 2013 2:51 pm

    To the Forbes Family,
    The angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hand of God.
    While I know you are mourning the loss of your loved one, please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Anthony will be greatly missed, as I will always remember his compassion and kindness.
    May God be with you all.


  137. Dawn OConnor Suter on July 13th, 2013 2:55 pm

    MY thoughts and prayers for the family. So sorry for your loss.


  138. angel allen on July 13th, 2013 3:00 pm

    ANTHONY, YOU HAVE WINGS NOW TO WATCH OVER US FROM THE HEAVENS ABOVE. WE HAD YOU HERE PROTECTING US BUT GOD HAS YOU NOW. I MISS YOU SO DEARLY “SCOOP”!!!!! YOU HELPED ME IN TIMES OF NEED, YOU’VE BEEN A TRUE FRIEND FOR YEARS AND YEARS. BUT MOST OF ALL I WISH KRISTIE AND THE KIDS THE BEST AT THIS TIME IN LIFE,WE ALL ARE HERE FOR THEM NOW.

    REST IN PEACE MY BUDDY (SCOOP)
    LOVE AND MISS YOU DEARLY.


  139. Donnie & Rose Lane on July 13th, 2013 3:10 pm

    God be with the family during this most stressful time in your lives. Prayers for all…


  140. REBEKAH MARKHAM on July 13th, 2013 3:22 pm

    Anthony was a wonderful friend and co-worker. May God grant both his famiy, his brothers in blue and the 911 center peace beyond understanding during this time. Harnett County 911 center (former Pasquotank-Camden TC).


  141. Wildon & Julianna Forbes on July 13th, 2013 3:54 pm

    We want to wish to offer our heart felt condolence to the family and love one of Anthony Forbes.


  142. lassiter Family on July 13th, 2013 4:54 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.


  143. Becky Powell on July 13th, 2013 5:04 pm

    Kristie, Cole, Ms patsy and the entire family, words cannot express our sympathy. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all at this time and the days to come.thinking of you, Becky & family


  144. BJ Cooper on July 13th, 2013 6:07 pm

    Kristie I am so sorry for your loss. No words that I can tell you will soothe the pain. I will be here for you as friend in need when you need one.


  145. Fernando Fernandez on July 13th, 2013 7:49 pm

    Our most sincere condolences to the family. We share in your loss and grief. May the Good Lord comfort you in this time of need.


  146. Gwen Roper Hooper on July 14th, 2013 2:41 am

    So sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless.


  147. Lillie Ballance on July 14th, 2013 8:10 am

    my prayers are with the family during your time of loss. Mr. Forbes was a kind man, I meet he through my family memeber Mr. McPherson who worked with him at the department. May God hold the family in prayer and comfort you during this time of need.


  148. Lorelle Layden Baum on July 14th, 2013 8:26 am

    Kristie and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. There are no words to express my sympathy. Ride hard and ride free my sweet friend. I will love and miss you always.


  149. Todd, Paulettte, and Taylor Wagner on July 14th, 2013 9:37 am

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.


  150. L.Butts on July 14th, 2013 9:41 am

    Kristie I want you and the boys to know that Anthony will forever ride in hearts of B Squad forever more. If you ever need anything we are just a call away. Our thought and prayers are with you all.


  151. Katie Hayden on July 14th, 2013 9:58 am

    Praying for your family.


  152. Janet Garrett on July 14th, 2013 10:18 am

    GOD be with you. So sorry for your loss.


  153. Cindy Spruill on July 14th, 2013 10:18 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with the Anthony’s family.


  154. Melissa Elliott on July 14th, 2013 10:25 am

    To Kristie and family….. I am so sorry for your loss and want you to know your in my thoughts and prayers. Sending you all lots of hugs.


  155. Bo & Laurie Andrews on July 14th, 2013 10:34 am

    Please know that your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May God bring comfort and healing to your hearts in the days ahead in ways that only He can.


  156. Angela and Eric Gary on July 14th, 2013 10:44 am

    Kristie,
    Eric and I are at a loss of words. There will be nothing we write or say that will ease the pain. Please know that the outpouring of love from everyone demonstrates the absolute positive impact that you and Anthony have on our community. You just remember to surround yourself with those who truly love you and your family. They will help you get through along with your faith in a Higher Power. We pray for your peace and strength to get through this difficult time. With nothing but love, Angela and Eric Gary


  157. Renee’ Gillikin on July 14th, 2013 11:20 am

    I’m so sorry to hear about Anthony. I am praying for y’all, Mr. Buddy, Daphne, and Nathan.


  158. Steve and Belinda Spencer on July 14th, 2013 11:29 am

    Buddy and family,
    So sorry to hear about your loss. May you find the strength you need to see you through this difficult time. Keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers.
    With Deepest Sympathy.


  159. darlene dail twiddy on July 14th, 2013 12:59 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss.my thoughts and prayers are with you all.


  160. bill and pat davis on July 14th, 2013 1:04 pm

    Kristie and family please call if you need anything we love you we pray for your pain to be eased pat davis


  161. Jennings and June (schoneboom) Davis on July 14th, 2013 1:15 pm

    Our deepest sympathy and prayers go out to The Forbes family. God Bless


  162. Tricia Lane on July 14th, 2013 1:24 pm

    Forbes family ~ please accept my heartfelt condolences and know that I’m deeply saddened for your loss. wishing you peace and comfort in the coming days.


  163. Chris &Sue Bray on July 14th, 2013 1:25 pm

    Our prayers are with all of you


  164. Wally Parr & Family on July 14th, 2013 2:57 pm

    My prayers and love are constant for the Family of Anthony. He was a friend and wonderful person to work with. I pray the Lord is with the Family in these trying times.


  165. Wayne R Williams on July 14th, 2013 3:34 pm

    My condolences to the family and close friends. My heart gos out to you all stay strong and my God Bless you all you will be in my thoughts and prayers.


  166. angela and dean on July 14th, 2013 7:10 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.


  167. Melissa & Tommy Copeland on July 14th, 2013 7:24 pm

    Kristi – there are no words to express the grief we feel for you and your family. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you. You are in our daily prayers and will continue to be throughout the coming days. May God bring peace to you as only HE can. All our love


  168. Melodie Mason White and Family on July 14th, 2013 7:53 pm

    I so very sorry for your loss!! Anthony will certainly be missed.I grew up with him and I have always known him to be a wonderful person and he was so fun to be around.I will be praying for all the family and may God be with you during this hard time.If theres anything I can do,please let me know.God Bless you all!!


  169. Tammy and Brittany Inge on July 14th, 2013 9:51 pm

    Anthony was an amazing person, he was always so kind hearted to Brittany and would stop and talk to her while she rode her golf cart, not many people did, but he ALWAYS did. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family. We are both so sorry for your loss. He was an dear person.


  170. June and Larry Melvin on July 14th, 2013 11:38 pm

    Lifting up the entire family in prayer. So sorry but God will guide you through it.


  171. Blake and Tiffany Cooper on July 15th, 2013 7:42 am

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all. May God bless you all even in such a difficult time. Anthony was a respected coworker and I treasured every time we were able to work together.


  172. Cathy Butts on July 15th, 2013 8:32 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with the Forbes family. Anthony and I attended school from kindergarten to high school and he was always a joy to be around. He will be greatly missed.


  173. Linda and Tommy Tilley on July 15th, 2013 8:54 am

    Dear Kristie and Family,
    Please accept our heartfelt condolences. May knowing the friends care bring you comfort.


  174. Ann R Sawyer on July 15th, 2013 8:57 am

    I used to talk with Anthony and Rex on the lawn outside of our office at the Courthouse. Anthony was caring, kind and had a beautiful smile. He will be missed greatly. I pray you will know the comfort and peace that God gives, especially in times of great grief.


  175. Dawn Williams Lowry on July 15th, 2013 8:58 am

    May Jesus wrap you in his arms & give you comfort and peace in the days to come. Anthony will long be remembered by the many family & friends who loved him.
    Matthew 11:28-30


  176. stacy harrell on July 15th, 2013 10:14 am

    I am so sorry for your loss!! may god be with your family!!!!


  177. Jennifer, Barry & Tucker Oliver on July 15th, 2013 10:17 am

    Thoughts & prayers to you all. If we can help you with anything, please call. Love to you all…


  178. Travis and Connie Wright on July 15th, 2013 10:33 am

    We are very sorry for your grave loss. Keeping you all in our prayers.


  179. Kevin and Judy old on July 15th, 2013 11:21 am

    You and your family are in our thoughts nd prayers as you go through this difficult time of not understanding why …..sometimes in this life we never know the answers but lean on God for comfort to get you through each day.


  180. Sheriff David S. Grice, Davidson County Sheriff’s Office on July 15th, 2013 1:00 pm

    Sheriff David S. Grice and the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office send our condolenses to the Family of Detective John Anthony Forbes and to the Camden County Sheriff’s office. We are very sorry to hear of your loss. May God be with you all during this time or sorry.


  181. Sheriff Susan D. Johnson, Currituck Co. Sheriff’s Office on July 15th, 2013 2:44 pm

    Sheriff Susan Johnson and the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Deputy Jon Forbes. Anthony will be forever remembered as a faithful friend and law enforcement partner. We will be keeping all of you in our prayers. May God be with you and comfort you today, tomorrow and forever.


  182. Northampton County Sheriff Office on July 15th, 2013 3:03 pm

    Northampton County Sheriff Office sends our condolences to the family of Detective John Anthony Forbes and the Camden County Sheriff’s Office.May God Bless your family.


  183. Elizabeth Catuccio on July 15th, 2013 3:20 pm

    Kristie and Family with deepest sympathy on your loss- I met Anthony when we visited my sister Deb and brother-in-law Dan Lavoie – our prayers are with you and yours. God Bless
    The Catuccio’s – Connecticut


  184. Jodi Etheridge Cobb on July 15th, 2013 7:04 pm

    Daphne and Kristie, I am so sorry for your heartbreak and pain. May God wrap you in his almighty arms and give you the strength to hold your head high. I know that you are two strong women and just know that you have a lot of love and support behind you. Anthony was well loved and he will be truly missed.


  185. Stacey Jennette-Meiggs and Matthew Meiggs on July 15th, 2013 9:31 pm

    Kristie and children, Matthew and I send our love to you, and hope that somewhere in the chaos you can find some peace.

    Stacey


  186. Brinkley Family on July 15th, 2013 10:26 pm

    I did not know Anthony but he worked with my father some in the line of duty so may God bless and be with your family in this time of loss.


  187. Francis & Kathy Pugh on July 15th, 2013 11:05 pm

    Kathy and I send our Love and condolences to you and your family. Anthony was our friend as well as my co-worker. I miss him already. May God give you and your family comfort .


  188. Alan Sawyer on July 16th, 2013 8:35 am

    My thoughts an prayers go out to the family friends an co workers of Anthony. May go be with you through this hard time. You will be missed!


  189. Tina Sanford on July 16th, 2013 10:06 am

    RIP Anthony. You were an awesome father, friend, an sheriff deputy. May you fly free. You will always be in the hearts of many you touched here on this earth. Prayers going out to your family an community.
    The Sanford’s
    formerly of Mockingbird Lane


  190. Douglas, Carolyn & Cody Dew on July 16th, 2013 12:14 pm

    Our heartfelt condolences, to express our love to all this Family. So sorry for each and everyone of you. We can only imagine the pain & the hurt you are feeling @ such a time as this. We pray that our Most gracious God will send the comfort to each and everyone of you to help you get through your loss.We will continue to keep all of the Family in our prayers, and that God will keep you uplifted through all of this and will bring a tremendous healing and help you all find that comforting Peace you need to get through


  191. Janey Burgess on July 16th, 2013 4:34 pm

    My heart is breaking for you and the boys. Prayers are being said all day and week. The Lord will help with the sorrow and pain. Love you!


  192. Jeannie Butt Bundy-Parsons on July 17th, 2013 5:52 pm

    My prayers and thoughts are with all of you, family and friends.


  193. Lauren Lindsey Clapper on July 18th, 2013 12:20 am

    Always will you be in our hearts. Rest in paradise sir.


  194. Christal Berry on July 19th, 2013 8:18 am

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. You will continue to be in my thoughts & prayers.


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