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William L. Forrest, Jr. "Billy", 83, of St. Augustine, FL, formerly of Richmond, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 13, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, William L. and Virginia R. Forrest and his step-son, Jerry Tolley. He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Peggy H. Forrest; daughter, Leslie Forrest Richardson (Alan); step-son, Gary Tolley (Angela); 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Billy will be dearly missed by all. Originally from Norfolk, Billy was drafted and served honorably in the U.S. Army. He later began his working career for Seaboard Airline Railroad in Norfolk before relocating to Richmond in the late 50's. He then moved to Jacksonville, FL, where he continued his 45 year career with CSX. Besides loving his family, Billy also enjoyed Nascar, small game and relic hunting, scuba diving and collecting many treasures. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Morrissett Funeral and Cremation Service, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. (Rt. 10). His graveside service will be held at 12 Noon at Dale Memorial Park, 10201 Newbys Bridge Rd., Chesterfield, VA.