Wilson Turner, 71

Wilson Sandford Turner, 71, Wabash, died at 2 p,m,, Wednesday, April 2, at Miller's Merry Manor East, Wabash. He was born Sept. 5, 1942 in Peru, to Wilson and Marcille (Cowan) Turner.

Wilson was a 1962 graduate of Oak Hill High School. He married Evelyn Garrett in Wabash on Dec. 24, 1971. He worked for General Tire, Dana Corporation, and also cleaned windows for several businesses in Wabash. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and attended Christian Heritage Church. 

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Turner, Wabash; three children. David Allen Turner, Wabash, Richard Scott (Missy) Turner, Mount Etna, and LeAnn Turner, Marion; five grandchildren, Jonathon Turner, Tucson, Ariz., Chan'ta (Joseph) Lakin and Sophia Turner, both of Wabash, Kalob Ross, Lagro, and Richard Key, Roann; sister, Ethel Channel, Warsaw. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, April 7, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash with Pastor Tim Prater officiating.  Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Servia.  Friends may call 10-11 a.m. Monday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Christian Heritage Church.

The memorial guest book for Wilson may be signed at

Posted on 2014 Apr 07