Friday, June 15, 2012

Marvin Turner, Sr. Anchor Lodge

Marvin Turner Sr.

DANVILLE – Marvin L. Turner Sr., 88, of Danville passed away at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday (June 12, 2012) at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.
He was born Sept. 30, 1923, in Eugene, Ind., a son of Floyd Casey and Myrtle Steele Turner. He married Ann M. Stein on Jan. 7, 1948, in Danville. She survives.
Also surviving are his children, Lana (Paul) Wasser of Oakwood and Marvin L. (Nancy) Turner Jr. of Veedersburg, Ind.; grandchildren, Troy Davis of Oakwood, Jason (Kara) Davis of Fort Mead, Md.; great-grandchildren, Joshua Davis, Justin Davis, Jonathan Davis, Grace Davis, Hannah Davis, Josie Davis and Cameron Davis; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Max Turner.
Marvin worked for the CSX Railroad and its predecessors (C&EI and L&N), retiring in 1985. He then worked for Barrick & Son Funeral Home and Lakeside Funeral Chapel for over 20 years.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran who served during World War II.
He was a member of the Danville Evangelical Church where he served in many capacities over the years. He was a 50-year member of Anchor Masonic Lodge 980 and Ansar Shrine in Springfield.
He worked in the CCC at Kickapoo State Park prior to working at the railroad. He enjoyed working with his hands and enjoyed traveling.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, June 18, at Pape Memorial Home, Danville, with Pastors Bryan Sampson, J.T. Riggs and Don Winn officiating. Burial will be in Danville National Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post 210.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Pape Memorial Home with Masonic rites at 5 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the Danville Evangelical Church.
Rortvedt Funeral Services & Crematory in Tilton is assisting the family.
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