Clyde Forbes

Obituary of Clyde Alexander Forbes

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ROCHESTER, NY Entered eternal rest on December 23, 2021, after a lengthy illness. In 2008, Clyde retired from Rochester Gas and Electric as Director of Economic Development, after 32 years of service. He became Owner/President of Wellington Solutions, LLC. His alma maters include East High School, Syracuse University, and the University of Rochester. Clyde formerly served at the Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church under the current leadership and as Trustee and Building Construction Consultant under the pastorate of his dad, the late Reverend Albert Wellington Forbes. Clyde was a leader, influencer, local and international activist, and positive contributor in the Rochester community and beyond. He belonged to Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated. Clyde is predeceased by his parents Reverend Albert W. and Minnie B. Forbes. He is survived by his brothers: Minister Prince and Wilfred Forbes; sisters: Bishop Gloria Ferguson, Deloris (Rev. Stephen) Williams, Beatrice (Roscoe) Hamer, Carmetha (James) Jones, Natalie Jackson, Alberta (Eddie) Baker; special companion, Debra Graves; goddaughters, god siblings, nieces and nephews; a host of relatives, extended family and friends. Services will be held on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at the Aenon Baptist Church, 175 Genesee Street. Wake - 9:30 a.m., Homegoing - 11:30 a.m. (streamed viewing - Aenon’s YouTube site). Interment: Riverside Cemetery. Required: masks and social distance adherence.
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Saturday
15
January

Visitation

9:30 am - 11:30 am
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Aenon Baptist Church
175 Genesee Street
Rochester, New York, United States
Saturday
15
January

Funeral Service

11:30 am
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Aenon Baptist Church
175 Genesee Street
Rochester, New York, United States

Interment

Riverside Cemetery
2650 Lake Avenue
Rochester, New York, United States
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