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Forest "Duck" Tenney

February 11, 1944 — October 10, 2022

Mineral Ridge

Forest “Duck” Tenney of Mineral Ridge passed away on Monday, October 10, 2022, at 8:09 p.m. in his residence. He was 78 years old.

Forest was born in Hemlock, WV on February 11, 1944, the son of the late Floyd and Audra Scott Tenney.

He attended High School in West Virginia. Mr. Tenney was employed as a laborer for 43 years with Amweld Building Products in Niles until their time of closing in 2007.

Duck, as he was known by friends and family, loved working on cars, he owned and operated an auto repair shop in the area for 30 years. NASCAR was his true passion and never missed an opportunity to watch a race.

His wife, Neva Wagnor Tenney, whom he married August 26, 1961, passed away November 28, 1921.

He is survived by 2 sons, Don Tenney, and Ken Tenney both of Mineral Ridge; 6 siblings, Floyd, Charles, Jerry, Roger, Wilda, and Nancy; a grandson, Jason (Danielle) Tenney of Lordstown; 3 great grandchildren, Leena Picket, Gianna Lynn Tenney, and Jay A. Tenney. Duck is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, Forest was preceded in death by 2 daughters-in-law, Brenda Lee Tenney and Kathy Tenney; 4 siblings, Wilma, Loyd, Cora, and Connie; a granddaughter, Amanda D. Tenney; a great grandson, Marcus Pickett.

Friends and family may view the obituary and send condolences by visiting

At Forest’s request there will be no calling hours or funeral service.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

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