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Richard Turner

May 1, 2018

Richard K. Turner, 77, of Cullom, passed away at 11:55 a.m. on Saturday (April 28, 2018) at his home.

Cremation rites will be accorded. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Thursday, May 3, until the 11 a.m. memorial service at Cullom United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Evan Sherar officiating. Inurnment will follow in West Lawn Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Cullom United Methodist Church, Cullom Fire and EMS or OSF Hospice.

Richard was born on Sept. 21, 1940, in Emington, a son of Kenneth and Hazel (Ferguson) Turner. He married Sharon Hamilton on June 14, 1958, in Cullom. She preceded him in death on July 11, 2017.

Surviving are his four children, Becky (Gary) Moritz, of Roberts, Shelly Turner, of Cullom, Tracy (Alan) Deany, of Cullom, and Corey (Angie) Turner, of Cullom; eight grandchildren, Krista (Stan) Watson, Cade Moritz, Ashley (Mark) Stephens, Kelsey Mettille, Torin (Lacey) Mettille, Emily (Bryant) Frechette, Tessa Deany and Tiera Turner; and six great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were one son, Richard K. Turner Jr., and one sister, Sharon Turner Corbin.

Richard worked on the Wabash Railroad and later drove a semi for Nussbaum Trucking. He later owned and operated Turner Bus Service in Cullom for several years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and his grandchildren, going to the races and traveling.

Please sign his online guestbook at calvertmemorial.com.

(Pd)