Ahmad Baharestan, 88, passed away Monday morning, August 3, 2020 at his home in White Pine.
He is survived by his daughter Dr. Zhalet Baharestan, his son Kaveh Baharestan, his grandchildren Navarre and Zhalet Claire.
Born and raised in Kermanshah, Iran. Ahmad began contributing to his family's income at the tender age of 10 and graduated from High School with high marks. After a few years of work, he taught himself to read, write, and speak English then came to the states for his secondary education, graduating from Berea College in 1963 with a BS in Agricultural Science followed by a Masters in Forestry from SUNY School of Forestry. During his college years he met Leta Ann McCoig. They married on June 9th 1963.
A funeral service will be held on August 6th, 11:00am in White Pine Cemetery with the Rev. Jimmy Norris officiating.
Funeral Home strongly encourages all CDC guidelines be followed, including the use of face masks.