Calvin Forbes

Calvin Forbes

Calvin Preston Forbes, 49, of 875 South Sandyhook Road, Shiloh, NC died Sunday, February 16, 2014 at Chowan Hospital.  A native of Pasquotank County, he was the son of the late John Leslie Forbes and Ora Leigh Riggs Forbes and the husband of Martha Ann Baker.  He was a retired residential carpenter, a member of Riddle Pentecostal Church, a member and Past Master of Hall Masonic Lodge # 53 AF&AM, and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Besides his wife he is survived by a sister, Faye Forbes Perry and husband Brian of Shiloh, NC; a brother, Stephen Forbes and wife Christine of Shiloh, NC; four nieces; one nephew; one great niece; and one great nephew.

A memorial service will be Friday, February 21, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Riddle Pentecostal Church with the Rev. John Mason and the Rev. Roland Cooper officiating followed by Masonic Rites.  The family will receive friends following the service in the Fellowship Hall and at other times at the residence of Faye and Brian Perry, 948 South Sandyhook Road, Shiloh, NC.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Forbes family.  You may express condolences to the family by visiting

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  1. lisa carter

    I am so sorry for the loss of Calvin. May God keep each family member in his loving arms and hold you close during this time.

  2. Jean and Steve White

    In times like this no words can express the lost one feels. Remember the good times. You all are in our prayers. God Bless.
    Love you all,
    Jean and Steve

  3. Regina & Tommy Sawyer

    Sorry to hear about your loss. Many fond memories to cherish. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Gina and Tommy

  4. ray ledford

    truly sorry to hear about my dear thoughts prayers go out to each any everyone of you god bless.

  5. Peggy Humphries

    Faye and Leslie so sorry about your loss you would definitely be in my prayers and in my thoughts!

  6. Diana Campbell

    I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you and praying for you at this most difficult time.
    Diana Campbell

  7. Wanda Forbes

    I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you. I know you are going to miss himm.

  8. Wanda Forbes

    I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you. I know you are going to miss him.

  9. shirleysmith

    Sorry for your lost my heart goes out to you, He will be greatly missed. Love you If theres anything that i can do let me no

  10. Thelma Baker

    Martha,so sorry for your loss. I pray the LORD will give you His peace and keep you close and give you comfort during this time of sorrow With GOD’S Love Thelma Baker

  11. Kay Acurio

    I’m so sorry to hear about Calvin. He was a fighter and showed determination. Cherish all the good times and as time passes, these memories will bring you smiles and peace. In His Love, Kay Acurio

  12. Sylvia Swain-Meads

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Calvin was a kind person and would do his best to help anyone if they needed it. My prayers are with his family at this time. Deepest Sympathy.

  13. Teresa and Bird

    Faye, Leslie and family. We are sorry for your loss. Calvin was a nice guy. We are thinking of you all and will keep you all in our prayers.

  14. Curwood & Peggy Harrison

    Faye & Brian, so sorry to hear about Calvin’s death. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and the rest of Calvin’s family. May God bless.

  15. Helen Forbes Midgett

    Stevie, Faye, and family,

    Calvin was a very special nephew and cousin to us. He will be missed very much by family and friends.

    Aunt Helen and family (Bonni & Dale Henderson, Robert Lee Forbes and kids, Cindi Marshall, Dave and Hillary Saul-Marshall and kids, and Robyn Nicole Hall and Emrys Lynn Hall)

  16. Cheryl Stallings

    Martha Ann,

    So very sorry to hear of Calvin’s death. Keeping you and your family in close thoughts and prayers in the days and weeks ahead. Love to you all – Cheryl and family

  17. The Harrison's

    We are so sorry for your loss Stevie. Thoughts and prayers to the family. Peevine will be missed by many.

  18. Roger and Susan Ward

    Martha Ann,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. If we can do anything, please let us know.
    Love, Susan and Roger

  19. Betty Myers

    Martha–My heart breaks for you. So sorry for your loss. May the love of God and the good memories you have of Calvin help you through this.

  20. Curtis and Lois Forbes

    Please accept our deepest condolences in your sorrow. Let the good memories of Calvin’s life bring you comfort in these trying times.

  21. Ana

    I am so sorry for your loss. Although, I do not know your family personally, I would like to share some encouraging thoughts from the Bible. The Bible provides comfort during these difficult times. Revelation 21:3-4 states, And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away. Very soon now, we will never experience losing our loved ones in death. May these words give you a new hope.

  22. Kay banks

    Martha (Angel), James and I were so sorry to here about your loss. We send our sincere condolences. May God love surround you and keep you

  23. Jeanette Pugh Spencer

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. May God grant you strength and comfort. May you cherish the memories and keep them in your heart always. Sending our love,
    Jeanette & Jackie

  24. Ruth Vinson

    Martha, I am so sorry for your loss of Calvin. May God hold you close during this very hard time and give you comfort. My prayers are with you. Love, Ruth Vinson

  25. Jennifer Ward

    Martha Anne and Stevie, We are truly sorry for your loss. I pray you will find comfort in Our Father during this difficult time. Calvin was well loved and will be missed greatly. Our hearts thoughts and prayers go out to you. We love you. Jennifer, Tiffany and Aimee Marissa

  26. Carla Cates

    Martha Ann, So sorry to hear of Calvin’s passing. We send our love and deepest sympathy during this difficult time to you and your family. May you find comfort and peace through our Heavenly Father. Love Always, Carla, David & Boys

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