Forrest Lee Piver – September 23, 1940 – October 12, 2021

October 14, 2021

Forrest Lee Piver – September 23, 1940 – October 12, 2021

It is with regret that the High Council of Clan Donald announces the death at the age of 81 of Forrest Lee Piver, former High Commissioner, Clan Donald USA from 2010 to 2014.

Forrest Lee was born in Wilmington on September 23, 1940, to the late Robert McDonald Piver, Sr., and Juanita Harper Piver. He was preceded in death by his former wife, Lynda Rogers Piver, brother Robert McDonald Piver, Jr., and two sisters, Betty Ann Piver Sheppard and Mary Nell Piver Bowden.

Forrest Lee was a graduate of New Hanover High School and attended Wilmington College. He was an active Presbyterian and past member of Wesleyan Chapel United Methodist Church in Scotts Hill; a member of Wilmington Lodge #319 A.F. & A.M.; Sudan Shrine Temple; and the Wilmington Shrine Club. He was a proud veteran of the US Army. He had a career as a Professional Safety Manager in Construction.

Forrest Lee was a Past President of the Azalea City Kiwanis Club, and Past President of the Moores Creek Battleground Association. He was actively involved in Scottish Heritage organizations including the Wilmington Scottish Society.

Forrest Lee is survived by his wife, Betty Bateman Piver; one daughter, Harper Piver, and husband Robert Dean Lurie; two grandchildren, Dolly Lee Lurie and Dean Durant Lurie; one brother, E. Snow Piver, Sr., and wife Dorothy of Scotts Hill; along with nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

A memorial service will be held at Wesleyan Chapel United Methodist Church in Scotts Hill, North Carolina, USA. The date and time are pending.