Robert “Bob” Parry Turner

Published 4:01 pm Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Robert “Bob” Parry Turner, 86, of LaGrange, GA passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Hospice.

Mr. Turner was born April 6, 1930 in Elmhurst, IL to the late Arthur Turner and Elizabeth Parry Turner and grew up in Wheaton, IL. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Hyattsville, MD and a long time member of the choir. Mr. Turner was a graduate of Wesley College in Dover, DE and retired from the University of Maryland in the Horticulture Department. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Janet Turner Stransky; and niece, Beth Stransky Feris.

Survivors include his sister, Miriam Turner Holliday of Greenville, GA; nephews, Bob Stransky of Midlothian, VA; John W. Holliday of LaGrange, GA; nieces, Janet and Lewis Powell, Gay and Keith Fortson, Susan and Dan Lee; a number of great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 3:00pm Saturday, March 18, 2017 in the Chapel of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary with Rev. Kory Trinrud officiating. A private burial will follow in Greenville City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to First United Methodist Church of Greenville, GA in memory of Robert P. Turner.

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Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636