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Forrest Greene Shearin, Jr.

May 15, 1927 - May 14, 2018

Forrest Greene Shearin, Jr., 90, passed away on Monday, Mary 14, 2018 at his home in Boca Raton, Florida.

Forrest was born on May 15, 1927 in Weldon, NC to the late Forrest Greene Shearin, Sr. and Virgia Grizzard “Lizzie” Shearin.  He earned a PhD in Psychology and worked as a Clinical Psychologist.  Forrest spent many hours of his life fighting for equal rights for all people.  He especially loved doing volunteer work and will be greatly missed by his friends and family.

In addition to his parents Forrest was preceded in death by his sister, Beatrice “Buck” Shearin Allsbrook.

Forrest is survived by his partner, Jeffrey Schwarz of Boca Raton, FL; his niece, Elizabeth Allsbrook Joyner of Scotland Neck; and his nephew, John Allsbrook of Scotland Neck.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Baptist Cemetery in Scotland Neck.  The Reverend Doctor James Drake will be presiding.

Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service is handling the arrangements for the Shearin family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018

Time: 11:00 am


Baptist Cemetery

4764 US-258
Scotland Neck, NC 27874

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