Paul Wayne Forrester Jr., 58, of Shawnee, passed away May 12, 2017.

Paul Wayne Forrester Jr., 58, of Shawnee, passed away May 12, 2017.

He was born Jan. 8, 1959, in Chicago, Illinois, to Paul Wayne Forrester Sr. and Naomi Forrester. He was raised in Shawnee and graduated from Shawnee High School. He also attended Seminole State College.

He is survived by his son Dillon Forrester and significant other Carrye Wells, both from Shawnee. He is also survived by his two sisters Lena Kay Karnes, Stratford, Oklahoma, and Paula Adudell, Oklahoma City; three loving aunts Mary Sergio, Las Vegas, Nevada; Clara Hurst, Shawnee; and Elaine Barham, Las Vegas Nevada. He leaves behind several nieces; nephews, and cousins. He also leaves many friends that called him “Dog” as well as Jonathan, Emily, Olivar, Luke, Kennedy, Lillian, and Myla who affectionately called him “Papaw.”

He was preceded in death by both parents and one brother, Johnny Forrester.

A memorial service will be at 5 p.m., Saturday, May 20, at Open Door Church, 1200 North Tucker, Shawnee.