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George "Buster" TurnerGeorge E. âBusterâ Turner, 81, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away on Friday, November 15, at Friends Fellowship Community.
He was born on October 20, 1932 in Greens Fork to George and Carol Breen Turner. He was a 1950 graduate of Greens Fork High School and was a US Army veteran. He married the former Joan Radford on November 16, 1957.
Mr. Turner retired from Dana Corp. after 38 years in the machining and maintenance departments. He was a member of the Williamsburg masonic Lodge #493 and served many years on the Williamsburg Vol. Fire Department. He was active for several years as a coach in the Williamsburg Youth League. He had traveled the US on his motorcycle and later became a charter member of Seniors On Scooters in Richmond.
Mr. Turner will be missed by his wife of 56 years, Joan; son, Rodney Turner; sister, Carolyn Ridge; three nieces and one nephew.
A funeral ceremony will be conducted at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, November 19, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment with military rites will follow in Greens Fork South Cemetery.
Family & friends may gather for visitation from 11:00 a.m. â 12:00 noon on Tuesday, November 19, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Williamsburg Youth League, PO Box 42, Williamsburg, IN 47393.
sadden Hearts and Prayers ToThe Turner Family, Did not know of Georges Passing, Got A call From Lon, I enjoyed taking to George and his Stories of riding his cycles coast to coast, Having breakfast with him and his wife at Carvers, May you R.I.P.
Bobby And Connie Williams-Bailey Nov 20 2013 12:00 AM
Joan, I am so sorry to learn of Buster's passing. My sympathy to you and your family.
Dianne Bowmer Chandler
Dianne Bowmer Chandler Nov 19 2013 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear this. George was a co-worker of my husband and I for 30 years. Always enjoyed his company. Thoughts go out to Joan and Rodney.
Richard & Jocelyn Ross Nov 18 2013 12:00 AM
Joan and Rodney,
I am so sorry for your loss, and sorry that I can't attend the service. Thoughts and prayers are with you both.
Jane Blunk Swearingen Nov 18 2013 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear of Buster's passing. He will always be remembered in a fun, yet "ornery" way. Lots of good memories. Thinking of you both, Joan and Rod.
Michael Blunk Nov 18 2013 12:00 AM
Our condolences and prayers to the family.
Dave and Kelly Ramsey Nov 17 2013 12:00 AM
Thinking of you at this difficult time, a former Williamsburg neighbor, Barb Bowmer
Barb Bowmer Nov 17 2013 12:00 AM
I am sorry to hear of your loss. I pray for God's strength to be evident to you during these days and the many to follow.
Paula Nichols Wright Nov 17 2013 12:00 AM