James Donald Forbes
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James Donald Forbes

September 13, 2010

James Donald Forbes

September 13, 2010

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Obituary for James Donald Forbes

FORBES, James Donald (J.D.), 72 of Plant City died September 13, 2010.He had been a law enforcement officer for Tampa Police Dept (21 years) and the Hillsborough County Sheriffs office (20 years).He belonged to the First Baptist Church of Dover, Fraternal Order of Police, and was a founding member of the Plant City Social Club that meets every morning at the Plant City Drive In where there is a sandwich named after him, the “J.D. Special”.He is survived by his parents Parker & Juanita Forbes.Graveside services will be held in DoverCemetery on Friday, September 17, 2010 at 2:00 P.M.The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay be made in his memory.

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