Harry F. Forsey, 72, former president and co-founder of Forsey Furniture Co., died Feb. 26, 1982, of natural causes in a Tulsa, Okla., nursing home.

He suffered a stroke about 21/2 years ago and had been in the nursing home about a year.Mr. Forsey was born June 16, 1916.

He was president of the Utah Furniture Association, a partner in Depot Furniture Mart and a founder of the Cottonwood Club.

Mr. Forsey's funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. South Temple, where his family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to the Utah affiliate of the American Diabetes Association, 564 E. Third South, Salt Lake City, 84102.