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Forney, Joel

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August 25, 1972 - January 30, 2020

Forney, Joel
Joel Forney of Dallas, Texas passed away due to complications of congestive heart failure on Thursday morning, January 30, 2020.  Joel was 47.  
He is survived by four children; Hunter, Annabelle, Austin, and Olivia (and his beloved dog, Rocco).  He is also survived by his mother and father, Cristeen & Chuck Forney of Corpus Christi, Texas; sisters Christie of Houston, Stef of Austin and grandmother, Lawanda Schram of Portland, Texas.
Joel was predeceased by his birth father. Bruce Allen Schram; grandfather, Robert J. Schram of Portland, Texas; grandmother, Ruth Hill Anderson of Portland, Texas and Joyce and Charles M. Forney of Corpus Christi, Texas.     
Joel was raised in Corpus Christi, Texas and a graduate of Richard King High School.  He had a kind soul, loved animals, and was a caring and generous friend.  He will be greatly missed by his loved ones and his family.  
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the Brooks Family Chapel of the North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, Texas, 75234.
Also, a memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 15th at Trinity by the Sea Episcopal Church in Port Aransas, Texas.
Memorial contributions in Joel’s name may be made to the Humane Society of Dallas County at 2719 Manor Way, Dallas, Texas, 75235, or a charity of your choice. 
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Ann (Slade) Martin

February 16, 2020 10:46PM

So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family during this difficult time. No words are adequate to comfort.


K. Young

February 10, 2020 1:25PM

Rest easy.


Brad Smith

February 07, 2020 5:20PM

I've known Joel since 2001. This is quite a shock, I just chatted with him on New Year's Eve. So sorry to hear this.


Lori Riojas

February 07, 2020 10:15AM

My heart is heavy. Have alot of pictures with Joel from Jr. High.
Condolences to all of the family.


Rhea Grenke

February 04, 2020 9:39AM

To Joels family, I am very sorry for your loss


Kricket Hinton

February 03, 2020 8:36PM

Joel had one of the funniest personality....you could count on him to brighten up the room.He will be missed!


Jamie Eppler

February 03, 2020 4:14PM

I’m so sorry. Prayers for comfort & peace. Love from cousin Jamie & family


gayle abernethy

February 03, 2020 1:56PM

So Sorry For your loss. Laura Godwin and Gayle Abernethy


Elaine And Ray Ryan

February 03, 2020 1:46PM

So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you