Donnie J. Forst

Donald (Donnie) Forst, 68, passed away peacefully Dec. 29, 2020 after a brief illness. He graduated from Norton High School in 1971. He was a life resident of the Norton Barberton area where he retired from B&W with 45 years of service He was preceded in death by his mother Wilma. He is survived by his father Verne Forst, brother Randy (Janet) Forst, and sister Kathy (Bob) Eckell many nieces and nephews as well as his many friends from the Green Diamond. The family would like to thank Crossroads Hospice and Pleasant Pointe Assisted Living for all their care and compassion. A Private Service will be held for the family. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place. To share a memory or send a condolence, please visit 330-825-8700.


  1. Debra kraft on January 1, 2021 at 6:10 pm

    I worked with Donny at the Babcock and Wilcox company for many years.
    Donny was a sweet , mellow , hard working soul!
    May the angels benefit from his sweet humor and honest personality !

  2. Debra kraft on January 1, 2021 at 6:05 pm

    I worked with Donny Forst at Babcock and Wilcox …
    He was the most gentle , sweet, hard working soul you could ever met.
    May the angels benefit from his humor and sweet personality …

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