Funeral services for Thomas Lloyd Forbes, Jr., 62, of Tulsa, were held Friday, March 10, 2017 at Johnson Funeral Chapel in Sperry, OK. Mr. Phillip Johnson officiated and burial was in Sulphur Bend Cemetery in Fairland, OK. Casket bearers were Chris Quillman, Dickie Scott, Jon Poyner, Tim Collins, Brian Forbes and Hayes Edward Forbes. Honorary casket bearers were Thomas Forbes III, Jack Forbes, Mark Quillman, Jeff Forbes, Manny Sanchez and Mike Forbes.
Thomas was born March 12, 1954 in Afton, OK to Thomas Lloyd Sr. and Carleta Louise (Young) Wilson. He passed away March 6, 2017 in Tulsa, OK.
After 30 years in the chemical industry, Tom made his hobby his profession. Thomas was an avid collector who was generous with gifts, when he found a collectable that he knew someone would like. He loved music and in his youth, he played the baritone including a solo in the song Greensleeves. Tom shared a love of Oklahoma Territory history with his father and son.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Barbara Anne Forbes; children; Thomas Lloyd Forbes III and wife Judy; Brenna K. Scott and husband Dickie; grandchildren, Kaia Forbes, Thomas Forbes IV, Dominique Forbes, Jack Forbes, Darci Scott, Courtney Scott and Nicole Scott; siblings, Jack C Forbes and wife Beckey, Lisa Forbes and Laura (Forbes) Rubidoux; mother, Erma Lea Forbes; numerous nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Forbes, Sr.; mother, Carleta Young Wilson; wife, Brenda Forbes; uncles Hayes Forbes and Leonard Forbes; and loving grandparents and cousins.