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.