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Forrest L Bingham

May 18, 1944 ~ August 15, 2019 (age 75)

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BINGHAM, Forrest Lee

Age 75, of Arcanum, passed away on August 15, 2019 in Greenville following an extended illness.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Boyd Bingham, Sr. & Marie Bingham; brothers, Boyd Bingham, Jr., Raymond Bingham,  Ronnie Bingham, and step-son, Matt Smith.

Forrest proudly served our country in the United States Air Force, 811th Medical Group. After his active duty service he went on to continue a career with the United States Army and Air Force National Guard for a dedicated 25 years of service. He enjoyed woodworking and fishing.

Forrest is survived by his wife, Monalee Bingham; children, Teresa (Keith) Gieseck, Jenny (John) Bingham-Smith; step-sons, Clay Smith, Chad (Melody) Smith; brother, John Bingham; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.

Services for Forrest will be held privately, at a later date, at the convenience of the family.  In lieu of flowers donations can be made to State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway St., Greenville, OH 45331. Arrangements made by Kreitzer Funeral Home, 204 N. Main St., Arcanum, OH 45304. Online condolences and donations can be made by going online to

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Private Services

Ithaca Cemetery
State Route 503
Ithaca, OH 45304


State of the Heart Care
1350 N. Broadway St., Greenville OH 45331

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