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Celebrating the life of

Max Gordon Forehand

September 10, 1934 - October 12, 2019

Max Gordon Forehand

Guyton- Max Gordon Forehand, 85, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 at home under the care of Hospice Savannah surrounded by his loving family.

Max was born in Hiltonia, Georgia on September 10, 1934 to the late Gordon Stanley and Eunice Godbee Forehand. He moved to Savannah at an early age, where he spent most of his life before relocating to Guyton. Max joined the Air National Guard on March 12, 1952. He retired from the 165th Airlift Wing as a Chief Master Sergeant on September 9,1994. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of fifty-seven years, Mary Azalie Forehand.

Surviving are his two sons, Max D. Forehand and wife Cathryn of Rincon and Michael W. Forehand of Guyton; daughter, Kimberly A. Prevatt and husband Ronnie of Guyton and five grandchildren, Madison Prevatt, Travis Forehand, Devin Forehand, Corey Forehand and Haylie Forehand.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park with Rev. Jim Giddens officiating.

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Max & Michael, I am so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. I had no idea and have just now seen the obit. I have only very fond memories of your Dad as we were growing up. Whether playing baseball in Savannah Gardens right up thru high school or basketball in your yard. Fun times. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Randy

- Randy Oliver, Rincon, GA


Devin, so sorry for ya'lls loss. My thoughts and prayers are with ya'll.

- Jessica McEachern , Springfield , Ga


Max, Cathy, and family, So sorry for you’re loss. My Dad died 2008, I think about him everyday. Hope I see y’all around sometime. Love y’all, praying for everyone. Julie Shearouse Paige

- Julie Shearouse Paige, Savannah, GA


My deepest sympathy for your loss! I have fond memories of Big Max and the whole Forehand clan going back to our little league days. My thoughts and prayers are with y’all, and I hope God’s love will bring y’all peace!

- Richard Allen, Guyton, Ga


My deepest sympathy for your loss! I have fond memories of Big Max and the whole Forehand clan going back to our little league days. My thoughts and prayers are with y’all, and I hope God’s love will bring y’all peace!

- Richard Allen, Guyton, Ga


Kim, I was very sorry to hear about your father's passing. Max Forehand was a well-liked, very nice man. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sad time. May God bless and comfort you and your family. Susan

- Susan Elkins, Savannah, GA


KIM I am very sorry to hear about Max. He was a very good friend of mine, he loved his family. Worked alongside himself for a long time at Maintenance an at the fire house. He was a good person, an most everyone liked him. He will be missed.

- Powell Harrelson, Springfield , Ga


We wish to express our sympathy

- faye thompson, Guyton, GA


So sorry for your loss; he and I had some great conversations in the MXS. R.I.P. Chief.

- Mike Solomons, Guyton, GA


Sending prayers to the family. I enjoyed working with Chief Forehand.

- Ray Hodges, Statesboro , Ga


Max & Michael, I am so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. I had no idea and have just now seen the obit. I have only very fond memories of your Dad as we were growing up. Whether playing baseball in Savannah Gardens right up thru high school or basketball in your yard. Fun times. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Randy

- Randy Oliver, Rincon, GA


Devin, so sorry for ya'lls loss. My thoughts and prayers are with ya'll.

- Jessica McEachern , Springfield , Ga


Max, Cathy, and family, So sorry for you’re loss. My Dad died 2008, I think about him everyday. Hope I see y’all around sometime. Love y’all, praying for everyone. Julie Shearouse Paige

- Julie Shearouse Paige, Savannah, GA


A candle has been lit!

- Julie Paige , Georg


My deepest sympathy for your loss! I have fond memories of Big Max and the whole Forehand clan going back to our little league days. My thoughts and prayers are with y’all, and I hope God’s love will bring y’all peace!

- Richard Allen, Guyton, Ga


My deepest sympathy for your loss! I have fond memories of Big Max and the whole Forehand clan going back to our little league days. My thoughts and prayers are with y’all, and I hope God’s love will bring y’all peace!

- Richard Allen, Guyton, Ga


Kim, I was very sorry to hear about your father's passing. Max Forehand was a well-liked, very nice man. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sad time. May God bless and comfort you and your family. Susan

- Susan Elkins, Savannah, GA


KIM I am very sorry to hear about Max. He was a very good friend of mine, he loved his family. Worked alongside himself for a long time at Maintenance an at the fire house. He was a good person, an most everyone liked him. He will be missed.

- Powell Harrelson, Springfield , Ga


We wish to express our sympathy

- faye thompson, Guyton, GA


So sorry for your loss; he and I had some great conversations in the MXS. R.I.P. Chief.

- Mike Solomons, Guyton, GA


Sending prayers to the family. I enjoyed working with Chief Forehand.

- Ray Hodges, Statesboro , Ga


Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200