Clark County, Ohio

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Robert F. Turner

Robert F. "Bulldog" Turner, 81, of Springfield died Friday, April 25, 2008 following several months serious illness.

He was born March 9, 1927 in Goshen, Indiana the son of Asa B. and Martha E. (Ferrell) Turner and lived in Springfield all his life.

Mr. Turner graduated from Springfield High School, served in the United States Navy during WWII and earned his Bachelor's of Education Degree from Wittenberg in 1951. He retired from Springfield City Schools in 1982 with over thirty years service. Robert was a lifelong member of Grace United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his daughter Denise L. Turner of Springfield; four grandchildren Matthew R., Deanna, Amye and Brittany Turner; one great granddaughter Shawna; nieces Judy (Jim) Livingston, Linda (John) Vassar and Sheri (Jim) Diekman; nephew Ronnie (Joann) McCown.

He was preceded in death by his wife Flora M. Turner in 2003 and his son Dana B. Turner in 1978.

Friends may call Monday from 5-8 PM. in the RICHARDS, RAFF & DUNBAR MEMORIAL HOME and for one hour prior to services in church. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10:30 AM. in Grace United Methodist Church with Rev. Robert Scott officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 1401 West Main Street, Springfield, Ohio 45504.

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