Forest D. Olmstead, age 71, of Lakeside, died Saturday night, May 10, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio, following a lengthy illness.
He was born March 18, 1943, in Walla Walla, Wash., and was plant manager at Checkmate Boats, Bucyrus.
He is survived by his daughter, Sheree Olmstead of Bowling Green, Ohio; and his son, Darin Olmstead of Upper Sandusky, Ohio; two grandchildren, Amy and Derek Olmstead; one great-grandchild, Aeverie Stansberry; and nieces and nephews.
Forest was preceded in death by his parents.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at Castalia Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to one's favorite charity.
Condolences may be shared with the family at ransomfuneralhome. Ransom Funeral Home, Castalia, is in charge of arrangements.