Obituary for Forest Houston Jobe

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Forest Houston Jobe

September 17, 1947 - October 2, 2012

Forest Houston Jobe, age 65 passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon, October 2, 2012 at his son's home in McCordsville. He was a resident of Nashville.

Houston was born September 17, 1947 in Tompkinsville, Kentucky to the late Bufford & Minnie Belle (Rohton) Jobe.

Houston retired in 2009 as a Heavy Equipment Operator for Poindexter & Gradex Construction Companies both of Indianapolis. He was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 103 in Indianapolis.

Houston was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting & fishing with his family and friends. He also enjoyed raising & riding horses. Houston loved spending time with his family and will be greatly missed by them.

He is survived by his wife; Bonnie L. (Scott) Jobe; one son: Kevin B. (wife, Lisa) Jobe of McCordsville; one grandson: Samuel Houston Jobe of McCordsville. Houston will be remembered by his seven siblings: Minnie Jones of Tompkinsville, KY, Jennie Beasley of Indianapolis, Lelah Ford of Louisville, Kate Devary of Versailles, KY, Clovis Jobe of Beech Grove, Jehovas Jobe of Tompkinsville, KY & Donald Jobe of Elizabeth.

He was preceded in death by five siblings: Cledas Jobe, Mary Dol Denton, Jonell Turner, Bobbie Dean Jobe & Jackie Ned Jobe.

Private family services entrusted to Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Houston to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital PO Box 2151 Memphis, TN 38101-2151.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Jobe family at

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: September 17, 1947
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Joann Whetstone posted on 1/1/00

Kevin, I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad. I know how difficult it is for a son. May my thoughts, hopes and prayers be a comfort to you and your family at this difficult time. With Sympathy, Joann Whetstone (Jamie's Mom)