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Robert "Bob" Lawson Turner

February 18, 1947 ~ February 15, 2020 (age 72)


Robert “Bob” Lawson Turner, 72, of Brighton passed away at 1:06 am on Saturday February 15, 2020 at Jerseyville Nursing and Rehabilitation. 


He was born on February 18, 1947 in Litchfield to the late Paul and Margaret (McKechan) Turner.


Bob married Susan Harmsen on January 26, 1973 in Bethalto. She Survives.


Bob served our country in the United States Army During the Vietnam War.  He worked at Olin before retiring and enjoyed landscaping out in his garden.


He is survived by his wife, Susan; two sons Christopher (Kate) Turner of Ellisville, MO and Jeffrey (Joy) Turner of Maryville, IL; three grandchildren Taeahvyn, Gabriel, and Ahriana.


He was preceded in death by his parents Paul and Margaret, and a brother Henry “Skip” Turner.


Per his wishes cremation rite have been accorded with no services scheduled.


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