MINERAL RIDGE, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – 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, West Virginia 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, 2021.

He is survived by two sons, Don Tenney and Ken Tenney, both of Mineral Ridge; six siblings, Floyd, Charles, Jerry, Roger, Wilda and Nancy; a grandson, Jason (Danielle) Tenney of Lordstown and three 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 two daughters-in-law, Brenda Lee Tenney and Kathy Tenney; four siblings, Wilma, Loyd, Cora and Connie; a granddaughter, Amanda D. Tenney and a great-grandson, Marcus Pickett.

Friends and family may send condolences by visiting www.NicholasFuneralHome.com.

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 Avenue, Niles, OH 44446.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Forest “Duck” Tenney, please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Friday, October 14 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.