Bobby Dean Forrest, 73 of Ozark, passed away Monday, July 4, 2022.

On February 10, 1984, Bob was united in marriage to the love of his life, Terri Payne. During 1986 to 2012, Bob and Terri owned and operated Ozark Tire. After selling the business, retirement was the perfect fit for Bob. He loved the outdoors and participated as crew chief for his son Rusty during his dirt track racing. Hunting, fishing, and NASCAR were among his other favorite pastimes. Bob was also a member of the Sparta Masonic Lodge #296 and a member of the Shriners.

Bob is survived by his loving wife, Terri; three daughters Heather VanHorn and husband Tom, Lisa Moore and husband Terry, Lyndsey Childers and Dr. Ben Childers; two sons Matthew Forrest and wife Tracy, Rusty Forrest and Chelsea; sister Reba Greer and husband Mike; brother Gordon Forrest and wife Helen; 12 grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and many caring friends. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and an infant grandson, Jeremiah.

Celebration of Life Services for Bob will be 11:00 AM Saturday, July 9, 2022, in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark.

Visitation will be 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM in the funeral home.

Donations are suggested to Rescue One, 1927-B East Bennett Street, Springfield, MO 65804.