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Chester William Louis Turner, 88, resident of Daleville, passed away May 13, 2017, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 22, 1929, in Winchester, Kentucky, the son of William M. and Lillie McIntyre Turner.
He was an active trucker most of his life and retired from McLain Trucking where he had driven for more than 30 years.
He was a member of the Teamsters Union and the Sons of the American Legion.
Survivors are his children, Jennifer Rinker (Kendel) of Middletown, Chester Turner of Daleville, Robert (Sheila) Marvell of Daleville, Paul Marvell of Anderson, Michael (Nancy) Marvell of Rockford, Ill., Aloma Smith (Floyd) of The Villages, Fla., and James Marvell of Anderson; one sister, Clara Mae Amendola of Carey, Ill.; 17 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Velma, died in 2004; a son; and nine siblings.
A Celebration of his life will be held on Thursday at 3 p.m. at Ballard and sons Funeral Home, 8212 S. Walnut St., Daleville. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Saunders Cemetery, Daleville.
Memorials may be made to CVA and Stroke Research; www.stroke.org.
Online guestbook at: www. ballardandsons.com.
Published on May 15, 2017
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