Heritage Funeral Service


Name:Forrest Johnson "Dobe" Jr
Birth Date:07/16/1959
Deceased Date:01/22/2014
Biography:Forrest Elgin Johnson Jr. Dobe was born July 16, 1959 to Forrest Elgin Johnson Sr. and Thelma Stephen Portis in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Dobe was the youngest of five children to this union.

He grew up in Carverdale neighborhood addition and attended Edwards Elementary, Kennedy Junior High, and Douglass High School. Dobe joined the U.S. Army in 1977 and after this service; he made a career in Auto Paint and Body for over thirty years until he fell ill. He is the father of three children; Brandon Johnson, Maison Johnson whom he raised by himself since Maison was two months old, and Kylan Shelton, also a godson TreVyone Willis.

Forrest was always cheerful, joking, talkative, and friendly to everyone he met. He was always telling his family that he loved them and he was loved by all of his family.

His father Forrest Elgin Johnson Sr. preceded him in death.

Dobe leaves to cherish in his memory his mother, Thelma Portis, stepmother, Treda Johnson; his sons: Brandon (Bryson grandson) Johnson of Fort Worth, TX and Maison Johnson of Oklahoma City, OK; daughter, Kylan Shelton of Oklahoma City, OK; his two brothers: Joe (Bobbie) Emery and Jerry Johnson of Oklahoma City; his five sisters: Sharon Kernal, of Oklahoma City, OK, Deborah Howard of Nashville, TN, Marilyn (Bill) Smith of Oklahoma City, OK, and Phyllis Johnson and Stacy Johnson, both of Oklahoma City, OK. He also leaves to cherish in his memory, aunts: Lucille Morgan, Lena Stephens, Mary Stephens, Erma Stephens; one uncle, Tom (Berniece) Stephens; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Special thanks to very dear friends: Donald Antwine, Curtis Pettis, and Shalonda Suggs.
Services:Mount Olive Baptist Church (Oklahoma City, OK)
Services Date:Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 1:00 pm


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(January 28, 2014 3:06 PM) Gail House wrote:
So sorry for your lost may God bless you and keep you . He will be missed dearly. RIP "Dobie"

(January 28, 2014 5:37 PM) Rancy Thompson wrote:
God bless you and your family. You are all in my prayers.

(January 28, 2014 9:07 PM) John A. Black wrote:
Praying for God's strength during this very difficult time. Earth has no sorrow that Heaven can not heal. DHS Class of 77

(January 28, 2014 9:47 PM) Jaime Williams wrote:
My deepest sympathy.

(January 28, 2014 9:48 PM) Jaime Williams wrote:
My deepest sympathy.

(January 29, 2014 9:52 AM) JOYCE MAYO wrote:

(January 29, 2014 10:40 AM) Pastor LaTonja Petties-McCarty wrote:
May your family find comfort in the Lord, during this time. We will continue to pray for the family, friends, and loved ones during your time of bereavement. God Bless LaTonja Petties-McCarty, Frederick Hubbard Jr, ChiAunte' Hubbard R.I.P. - Dobie See YOU in Heaven.

(January 29, 2014 1:37 PM) sandra smith wrote:
So sorry for your lost "Dobie" was a genuine sweet and caring person he will be missed much love Sandra Scott Smith my prayers are with you Phyliss,Debra,Marilyn, and the entire family.

(January 29, 2014 9:10 PM) Tammy Jackson Wilson wrote:
I just want Sharon, Deba, Phyllis Mrs Thelma and the baby to know that this dude and I had so many special times and not to many guys back in the day that I hung with but doobie. Capitol square. Will always b with me and him. Sharon u know he loved me and I loved him. He will missed. Love u all Tammy jackson - Wilson May Jehovah bless u call me anytime 923 7221

(January 30, 2014 6:14 AM) Trish Dozier wrote:
You are in my prayers.

(January 30, 2014 8:19 AM) sherry wrote:
You are in my prayers.

(January 30, 2014 9:20 AM) Della Dean wrote:
You will be truly missed. You will continue to have a special place in my heart. God bless the family in your time of need!

(January 30, 2014 10:42 AM) Barbara Potts wrote:
Love this family, may God bless you all during this difficult time.

(January 31, 2014 1:48 PM) Gayla Bell and Family wrote:
You are in my prayers.

(February 7, 2014 8:22 PM) Rosietta Moore Murray/Family wrote:
To the Johnson Family, I would like to take this time to extend my heart felt and deepest condolences in the loss of you love one. During this most difficult times it leaves us speechless of the correct words to say which will ease your aching heart bring you comfort. I pray that God in his infinite wisdom knows exactly what you need to give you the strength to carry on, not just today but for the days to come. God Bless and keep you is my prayer.

(March 3, 2014 5:26 PM) Marie Bowie wrote:

(May 12, 2014 12:31 AM) Trinette wrote:
My heart goes out to the family. Dobe I love and miss you. I know your in a better place.