Forrest A. Rinehart, age 86, of Centerville, OH passed away, Sunday, February 5, 2006. Forrest was a graduate of Chillicothe High School. He was a graduate of Officers Training School. Forrest served in the United States Air Force as a pilot, retiring as a Lt. Colonel. Following retirement, he worked 10 years at the correctional institute in Chillicothe, then in supply management at Wright Patterson Air Force Base for 30 years. He was also a volunteer at the Air Force Museum with over 3,000 hours of service and a member of the Blue Lodge in Chillicothe, Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton and Antioch Shrine. Forrest was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Rinehart and sister, Virginia Ward. He is survived by his daughter, Janet Rinehart of Centerville; brother, Bernard (Shirley) Rinehart of Washington Court House; nephews, Fred, Mike and Bill Rinehart and 2 nieces, Vicki Hempstead and Cindy Roe. Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 9, 2006 at 2:00 PM at the Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering with Rev. Paul St. Germain officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Entombment in David's Mausoleum. In memory of Forrest, contributions may be made to Make A Wish Foundation International, 3550 N. Central Ave., Ste. 300, Phoenix, AZ 85012. Condolences may be sent to the family via the website at www.routsong.com.

 

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