Rev. David Leonard Forster

March 25, 1948June 12, 2018

Rev. David Leonard Forster, age 70, of Maryville went to his Heavenly home Tuesday, June 12, 2018. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Knoxville and faithfully served his Lord and Saviour. He was a retired truck driver. He was preceded in death by his wife of 21 years Mary Ruth Oliver Forster; parents LeRoy and Thelma Forster; and brother Phillip Forster. David is survived by son Dwight Forster and wife Dottie; daughter Amanda Walker and friend Dewayne Moses of Maryville; step-son Jackie and wife Martha Oliver of Knoxville; step-son Bobby Oliver and friend Nancy of Louisville; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; sister Dorothy Irene Jones of Maryville; brother Jerry Forster and wife of Lovella of Maryville; sister-in-law Phyllis Forster of Maryville; several nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Sherwood Chapel with the funeral service to follow at 1:00 PM, Revs. Louie Branch and Gene Garrett officiating. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be offered at


  • Visitation Saturday, June 16, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 16, 2018
  • Interment Saturday, June 16, 2018

Rev. David Leonard Forster

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Judy Burnett

June 16, 2018

Sorry to hear of davids passing he and mary were my friend and neighbor.till we meet again