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George Willis Turner

June 13, 2021

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George Willis Turner Jr, 94, of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away peacefully in his sleep Sunday June 13, 2021 at his home.

He was born at Armstrong Mills, Ohio on January 28, 1927 a son of the late George Sr. and Effie Weil Turner.

He was a retired Ohio Bell employee, and former owner of Clarington Communications.  He was a U.S. Army Airborne Veteran of World War II and member of the American Legion Post 760 of Hannibal, Ohio.  He was a member of the Clarington Church of Christ.

George enjoyed his family, reading, crossword puzzles, and The Monroe County Senior Center, where he could be found engaged in a game of euchre. One of his favorite sayings was “I have lived a good life, anything I get from here on out is gravy”. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Burns Turner, a brother, Foy Turner, a sister, Betty Lee, and a brother-in-law Robert Lee.

Surviving are a brother, Paul (Judy) Turner of Clarington; a sister-in-law Ila Turner of Clarington; a sister-in-law Joan (Vic) Meece; two sons, Jack (Patty) Turner of Woodsfield, Ohio; Sam (Kristie) Turner of Senecaville, Ohio. Four grandsons, Jason (Tiffany Goltz) Turner, Jonah (Lauren) Turner, Jordon (Reilly) Turner, Joshua (Kate Davis) Turner; one granddaughter Jessica (Brady) White; two great granddaughters, Rylee Turner and Ella White; three great grandsons, Brantley, Finnick and Noah Turner; and a third great granddaughter coming in August.

A Celebration of Life with Military Honors will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 1:00 p.m., at the Woodsfield Church of Christ, Woodsfield, Ohio.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Stonerise at Home Hospice, 68150 Bayberry Drive, St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950

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Celebration of Life
June 26, 2021

1:00 PM
Woodsfield Church of Christ
860 Lewisville Road
Woodsfield, Ohio 43793

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