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Junior Lee Whitfield
November 15, 1929 – February 16, 2017

Turner – Junior, 87, died February 16 in Turner. He was born in Calvin, OK and moved to Oregon in 1947 from Modesto, CA and settled in Turner in 1952. Junior served in the US Navy during the Korean War. He married Patsy Ruth Locken on March 12, 1952 in Turner. Junior worked as a welder/fabricator for 35 years, the last for Riley’s Tanks in Keizer. He enjoyed fishing, was a wrestling fan, volunteering at Turner Fire Department and building things around the house.

Junior is survived by his wife: Patsy; children: Susan (Tommy) Shores, Peggy Blair and Jeffrey Whitfield; brothers: Robert (Kate) Whitfield and Charlie (Phyllis) Whitfield; sisters: Rose Hermann and Barbara Whitfield; 3 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Glen and WC and sister, Louise.

A memorial service will be Friday, February 24, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Turner Christian Church in Turner. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.

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