Vernon was born in Garber, OK to Mary Pearl (Myers) and Henry Earl Forshee. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Hal Stuart; sister, Hazel Burke. Vernon is survived by his wife, Betty; sons, Richard (Debbie) Forshee, Scott (Karen) Forshee; daughter, Mary Doyle (Patrick); 11 grandchildren, Anne Forshee, Lindsey Zanovich, Callie Ezell, Kelley Ellis, Daryl Cooper, Steve Cooper, Brad Forshee, Amy Van Ness, Brandi Hall, Ryan Doyle, and Meghan Blood; 18 great-grandchildren; and many other family members and friends. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Skyline Urban Ministry 500 SE 15th St. OKC, OK 73129 or Grace United Methodist Church in memory of Vernon. Visitation will be 1-8 pm Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Service. Services to celebrate his life will be 11:00 AM, Monday, August 28, 2017 at Grace United Methodist Church.