John (Mike) Forman, 77, Georgetown, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at his home.
Born Nov. 30, 1935, in Syracuse, N.Y., he was the son of the late John H. and Lelan C. Chilson Forman.
He spent many years working as a carpenter, portrayed Santa Claus and was a member of Georgetown Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Virginia L. (Lori) Forman; three children, Brenda Shaw, Cathy Wicke and Thomas Forman; a sister, Beverly Forman; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Sunday, Dec. 9, from noon to 6 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home in New Albany.
Funeral: Monday, Dec. 10, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with private burial in Byrneville Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 153 Thierman Lane, Louisville, KY 40207.