Jerry Lynn Forsythe of Tahoka passed away on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at the age of 76. He was born November 9, 1944, in Tahoka. Jerry graduated from Tahoka High School and Texas Tech University receiving his accounting degree. After graduating he joined the United States Army where he served in the Vietnam War. Jerry married Geanne in 1970. He worked for Eagle Picher in Lubbock until his retirement. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Those left to cherish his memory are his sons, Jeff Forsythe and wife Sara of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, and Jay Forsythe of Tahoka; brother, Larry Forsythe and wife Nancy of Lubbock; nine grandchildren, Kalyn and husband Hayden, Kody, Josh, Erin, Sam, Justin, McKenzy and husband Josh, Jaxon and Bretton; and two great-grandchildren, Covi and Casey.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Geanne in 2020; and sister, Dixie Park in 2010.
Visitation will be 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at Combest Family Funeral Homes with graveside services to follow at 12:00 p.m. at Nevels Memorial Cemetery.