Nov. 18, 1937 - Feb. 24, 2016 Leevon “Lee” Turner, age 78, of Monticello, Ky., formerly of Kokomo, Ind. passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at his residence. He was born November 18, 1937 in Jackson County, Ky. to the late Delbert and Mary E. (Isaacs) Turner. He married Sylvia (Williamson) Turner on June 16, 1962 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He retired from Chrysler after 28 years as a hot loader in die cast. He served in the United States Air Force from 1955 until 1958 as an Airman. He enjoyed cooking and baseball. He coached Connie Mack baseball leagues when his sons played. Surviving is his devoted wife of 53 years, Sylvia; four sons—John R. Turner, Matthew W. (Peggy) Turner, Mark (Jordanna) Turner, and Steven W. Turner; four grandchildren—Anthony (Trista) Turner, Hannah (Kolton) Sandefur, Isaac Turner, and Lily Turner; three great- grandchildren; and two nieces. He was preceded in death by his sister—Barbara White. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, February 29, 2016 at Albright Cemetery in Kokomo, Ind. with Pastor Michael Ennis officiating. Military honors were performed by the Kokomo VFW Military Rites Team and United States Air Force. Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel in charge of arrangements.
Published on  March 1, 2016