Dennis ‘Tree’ Ray Forrest Jr.

April 27, 2024


Dennis “Tree” Ray Forrest Jr. passed away peacefully, after a tough battle with cancer, on Saturday, April 27, 2024, at the home of James and Danielle Nolen, with his loving companion of 17 years, Peggy (Clore) Simpkins, by his side.

Dennis is also survived by his mother, Cora (Conkright) Forrest; sister Pamela (Forrest) Cating; nephew E.W. Cating; and great niece Essie Cating.

His father, Dennis Ray Forrest Sr., preceded him in death Sept. 18, 2017.

Dennis, AKA Tree, graduated from North Montgomery High School, Class of 1982. He worked in area factories for over 30 years. Tree enjoyed golfing, watching NASCAR, working on model kits and was an avid Miami Dolphins fan. He also loved camping and tending to the fire at the campsite. Tree will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Cremation was chosen with no services at this time. Sanders Funeral Care Waynetown is entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences at