75, of Newburg

Billy Ray Forester Sr. of Newburg passed away February 3, 2013 at the age of 75 years. Bill was born September 4, 1937 in Newburg, MO the son of Amos Forester and Rosetta Smith. Bill loved the outdoors, deer hunting, fishing, gardening, camping and socializing (especially joking). Bill was a Christian and baptized in 2009 at the Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Rolla where he attended.

Bill is preceded in death by his parents, his son Billy R. Forester Jr. , granddaughter Barbara Jean Forester and 2 brothers Amos (Jr)Forester and Paul Forester, 2 sisters, Betty Emma Jean Gruber and Sharon Kay Taylor.

Bill was survived by his wife Barbara Jean Forester of Newburg; 4 daughters, Marilyn Greene, Carolyn Hunt and husband Randy, Tammy Baggett all of Rolla, and Joyce Forester of Newburg; 16 grandchildren, David Jr, Bonnie, Rian, Michael, Kaitlyn, Helen, Billy, Marty, Crystal, Josh, Billy, Dalton, Kisha, Sarah, Brittany and A.J., numerous great-great grandchildren and a very special daughter- In-Law Pam Vineyard of Newburg; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be Wednesday, February 6, 2013 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at the Teague And Sons Funeral Home in Newburg, MO. Funeral service will be Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 11:00am at the Teague And Sons Funeral Home in Newburg , MO.

Interment will be at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Doolittle, Missouri.

All arrangements were made under the direction of the Teague And Sons Funeral Home in Newburg, MO.