Services Saturday for Dr. Bill Forney

Monday, May 28, 2018

William R. Forney, M.D.
1931-2018
Services will be held Saturday, June 2, 2018, 11am at First Lutheran Church of Richmond Beach, 18354 8th Ave NW, for Dr. Bill Forney, 54 year Shoreline resident and founder of the Richmond Pediatric Clinic.

After medical school at the University of Cincinnati, he accepted a commission in the U.S. Navy where he completed a residency in pediatrics in Philadelphia. He met and married his first wife Esther there, a marriage which lasted 53 years until her death.

In 1964 they moved to Shoreline where he began a private practice. Soon after, he founded the Richmond Pediatric Clinic where he was a beloved practitioner for the next 41 years.

He retired as Captain from the U.S. Navy reserves in 1977.

Involved in the community, he was active in the Shoreline Rotary for 50 years, including two terms as President.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Seattle Children's Hospital.


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