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Carl Albert Forney

November 3, 1942 ~ May 11, 2018 (age 75)

Carl Albert Forney, 75, of Princeton, passed away Friday, May 11, 2018 at River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton. He was born on November 3, 1942 in Dixon, IL. He lived in Princeton since 1988. Carl was an electric and mechanical engineer and also worked in the trucking industry for 18 years. He served in the US Navy from 1964-1968 and then served in the reserves for 3 more years. He sang in the Navy Blue Jacket Choir. He was a member, Deacon and choir member at the First Presbyterian Church in Princeton. He belonged to the O.O.I.D.A. (Owner Operator of Independent Trucker Assoc) and the Associate Certified Electronics Tech.

He is survived by his wife of over 50 years, Karen Forney of Princeton; children, Marie Forney of Asheville, NC and Michelle Tooke of Indianapolis, IN; 3 grandchildren, Lucas, Kennedy and McKinnley; brother, Raymond Forney (Jan) of Forreston, IL; and sister, Joanne Abels (Gary) of Forreston, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Albert Forney and Juanita (Jacques) Forney Lauts.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at First Presbyterian Church in Princeton, officiated by Rev. Vanlal Hruaia. Burial will follow at Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Monday at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton. Military graveside service by Retired Military Veterans.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gibson County Animal Services, P.O. Box 474, Princeton, IN 47670. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. You may leave a message of sympathy or light a memorial candle in memory of Carl at

Donations may be made to:

Gibson County Animal Services
P. O. Box 474, Princeton, IN 47670
Tel: 1-812-386-8079

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