Virgil Allen Turner, 69, of rural Marion, passed away at his residence on Monday December 6,2021. He was born February 8,1952 in Marion to the late George and Elnora Huffman Turner. He served with the U S Army from 1970 to 1972. He was a CV operator at BICC General Cable for over 30 years. Virgil loved rebuilding and restoring old cars. He enjoyed going to the dam and visiting with his friends.
Virgil is survived by his daughter Staci (Michael) Mayo of LaFontaine, son Todd (Sherry) Turner of Hartford City, brothers Howard (Susan) Turner of Fairmount, George (Sharon) Turner of Upland, Jim (Mary) Turner of LaFontaine, his sisters Diane Ferguson of Gas City, and Joanne (Don) Hawkins of Fairmount. Also surviving are his grandchildren Shelby Meyer of LaFontaine, Taylor Burnsworth of Wabash, Cody Turner of Oneida, TN, Elisha Turner of LaFontaine, Holden Turner of Hartford City, and Bryson Turner of Anderson, great-grandchildren Phoenix, Riddick and Rowan. Also surviving is his best friend and cousin Patty Burke of Marion. He was preceded in death by a brother Paul and sisters Julie and Wanda, also a granddaughter Kaylee Turner.
Funeral services will be held at 1pm Friday in the Memory Chapel at Gardens of Memory Marion with Pastor Tom Mansbarger officiating. Friends may call from 11am until the time of services. Burial with military rites will follow the funeral services.
TMG Funeral & Cremation Services is honored to be assisting the family with services. Online condolences can be shared with the family at www.tippecanoememorygardens.com.