Jakob Evin Forrest, 17, died unexpectedly in West Jefferson, Ohio on March 9th, 2023. He was born August 25, 2005, and is the son of Jon Forrest and Tonya Savage-Forrest.
Jakob was a student at Tolles Career & Technical School in the Welding Program. His passion was riding and working on his side x side. He couldn’t wait for the next scheduled ride. He is widely considered the expert on the best performance parts no matter the cost! He lived for riding. He enjoyed his weekly breakfast outing with his tight group of school friends at the Waffle House. And most importantly, the Sunday outings with his riding friends to Roosters. He enjoyed working for his dad and grandpa in the summer. He loved his parents very much.
Survivors include his parents: Jon (Cheri) Forrest, Tonya (Bill Phillips) Savage-Forrest, Grandparents: Rick and Debbie Forrest, Ed and Nell Savage. Aunts and Uncles: Richard (Debbie) Forrest, Lisa Forrest-Koser, Bill (Kim) Savage, Lisa (Doug Murray) Savage, Step Siblings: Josh,
Cameron, Courtney, Paige and Lexi. Many beloved cousins, and very special friends: Tim, Amy, Cody and Cole Forrest; Danis and Kristen Wooten and the Phillippi Clan.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, March 18, 2023 2-6 pm at the West Jefferson Community Center, located at 230 Cemetery Rd., West Jefferson, Ohio 43162.
In Jake’s Words: Tootles Guys…