Neal Lee Forbes
February 2, 2023
Neal Lee Forbes, born in Sterling, Colorado, on July 31, 1952, passed away on January 19, 2023, near his home northeast of Saratoga, Wyoming. He was born to Cliff and Madaline (Morris) Forbes, and he and his older sister Judy (Dixon) were raised throughout the western United States and spent five formative years in Brazil, Argentina, and Peru. In the early 1960s, the family moved to Rawlins,
Wyoming, where they opened a Western Auto store in 1963. One of Neal's responsibilities at the store was to assemble a variety of products for retail, catalyzing a lifelong passion for tinkering. When h...