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James Forward

James Rashad "Shad" Forward

Tuesday June 26, 1990 - Sunday March 8, 2020
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Mr. James Rashad “Shad” Forward, 29, of Greenville, South Carolina, passed on Sunday, March 8, 2020. He was a son of Angela Green and Myron Forward.

“Shad” was a graduate of Berea High School, Class of 2008 and worked as a forklift driver.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Joseph Forward and maternal grandfather, James Gray.

Left to cherish many fond memories are his mother, Angela (Tony) Green of Greenville, SC; his father, Myron (Ericka) Forward of Simpsonville, SC; one daughter, Jakairee Forward of Hinesville, GA; one sister, Charity Green of Greenville, SC; four half-sisters, Shaymyron Forward of Greenville, SC, Amber Forward, Carrington Forward, both of Simpsonville, SC, and ToNeekia Fullington of Greenville, SC; one brother, Johnathan (Joselyn) Green of Greenville, SC; three half-brothers, Talvios Thompson, Mason D. Forward, both of Greenville, SC, and Tony Irby of Virginia; maternal grandmother, Vernell Green of Greenville, SC; paternal grandmother, Earnestine Drummond of Greenville, SC; two devoted aunts, Viggie (Randy) Hill of Greenville, SC and Rodina (Lee) Hughes; four additional aunts, Jacqueline (Lemiah) Overstreet of Florida, Kongesi (Charles) Smith of Greenville, SC, Darrah (David) McRay of Charleston, SC ,and Janice Williams of Winter Haven, FL; eleven uncles, Joe (Frieda) Green, Marcus Forward of Kentucky, Leroy White of Clearwater, FL, Reginald (Tabatha) Forward, Tyrone Foprward of Germany, Antonio (Sheretta) Forward, Chico (Iris) Gray of Texas, Hormando Goldsmith, Eric Goldsmith, both of Greenville, SC, J.D. Gray and Derrick, both of Charleston, SC; three nieces, Chasity Green, Parris Payton and Jalaya Green; one nephew, Bryson Green; a beloved godfather, Scottie Jenkins; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Monday March 16, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Monday March 16, 2020 2:00pm
    Watkins, Garrett & Woods Mortuary
    1011 Augusta Street
    GREENVILLE, SC 29605
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  • Interment

    Resthaven Memorial Gardens
    1655 Piedmont Hwy
    PIEDMONT, SC 29673
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Tabitha Forward

Posted at 05:22pm
So sorry I couldn't be there today but you will always be in my heart and my thoughts. I love you nephew. Love always your aunt Tab

Tina Johnson

Posted at 11:33am
Shad I can't come see you be laid to rest today but you know I love you and I knew you love me to cuz cause we told each other every time we see each other , It's hard saying goodbye but I will see you again in heaven.Tina


Posted at 12:50am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Dorothy Strickland

Posted at 09:56pm
Love you Shad this is unbelievable you were such a respectable and sweet caring person.
You will be greatly missed, Love Ms Dotty.

Corporate Care

Posted at 10:56am
Our prayers are with your family. We will continue to pray during these times.
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