Conrad C. Forks, 88, of Warsaw, died Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, at Warsaw Meadows Care Center.

Conrad was born in Fort Wayne on July 8, 1934, the son of the late Elmer and Ardice Anglin Forks. After high school, Conrad embarked on a military career that would last the next 20 years, serving his country proudly in the U.S. Navy.

He is survived by his wife, Helen (Noel) Forks, of Warsaw; sons, Albert (Susan) Forks and Gail Forks, both of Fort Wayne; stepsons, Joseph (Karen) Derby and Michael Derby, both of Granger; and James (Donna LeClaire) Derby, of Weston, Fla.; grandson, Rob (Jessica) Forks, of Fort Wayne; nine stepgrandchildren, including Adam Elzey and Matthew Elzey, both of Fort Wayne; brother, Bob Forks, of Fort Wayne; and sister, Ruth Ann (Roy) Godfrey, in Florida. In addition to his parents, Conrad was also preceded in death by a brother, Don Forks; and stepgrandchildren: Taylor Elzey and David Elzey.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, 2290 Provident Court. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Conrad will be buried at 11 a.m. Monday in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Fort Wayne.

The family’s preferred memorial is Morning Star Hospice & Palliative Care, 1128 E. Winona Ave. Ste B, Warsaw IN 46580.

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