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Turnbull, John “Jack”

d. March 28, 2014

John “Jack” Turnbull, Sr. age 78, of Andrew, passed away on Friday, March 28, 2014 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

He is survived by his sons John Jr. (Cheryl), Michael (Holly), Gary (Cindy), and Joseph; grandchildren, John III “Jay” (Molly), Eric, Kayla, Tim, Samantha, Aaron and Courtney; great-grandchildren, Tyler, John IV “Jack”, Andrew, Clara, Melody, and Ella; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Jack is preceded in death by two children, Ronnie and Susan; a brother, Bill; and parents, Carolyn and Charles Turnbull.

He was born on April 29, 1935 in Springfield, Illinois the son of Charles and Carolyn (Garmers) Turnbull.

Jack worked for Sikings and Allis-Chalmers/Fiat-Allis.

He was a member of the Sherman Athletic Club, serving as president for many years. Jack coached youth baseball for many years.

He was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan, and enjoyed his morning coffee with all his “buddies” at Parkway Caf√©.

Visitation will be held at 4:00 until 7:00 PM on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, March 31, 2014 at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens.

Pastor David Beals will be officiating.

Burial will be held at Joel Hall Cemetery in Athens.

Memorials can be made to the donor’s choice.

Family is being served by Mott & Henning Funeral Home, in Athens, IL.

Condolences

  1. My thoughts and prayers are being lifted for all of you at this very difficult time. Jack was such a great man, and I really enjoyed spending holidays with him. So glad I got to know him better through Gary and Cindy. If there is anything we can do to make things easier for any of you, please let us know. We are here for you–anytime–day or night.

    Love and hugs,

    Scott, Laura & Alec

  2. Jack was a very special friend and neighbor to my parents, Gene and Martha Kerr. He did so many things to help them and they treasured his friendship. He was a true blessing to our family. Thank you for sharing a part of your family with ours.

  3. Jack was a very special friend and neighbor to my parents, Gene and Martha Kerr. He did so many things to help them and they treasured his friendship. He was a true blessing to our family. Thank you for sharing your family with ours.


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