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James Louis Marvin Turner

February 18, 1942 ~ November 10, 2017 (age 75)

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James L.M. Turner, 75, of Franklin, Indiana passed away on Friday November 10, 2017. James was born on February 18, 1942 in Columbus, Indiana to his parents, James Turner and Ruby Turner-Taylor.

James worked for Warner Lambert in the marketing department. In 2003, he retired after 30 years of service. He was a very generous man and loved contributing to children charities; such as, the Easter Seals Organization and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. James was an avid fan of Ohio State Buckeyes sports and enjoyed spending time with his family.

Those left behind to cherish his memory include his children; Terry (Kori Pocock) Turner, Tammy (Tyler) Hemingway, Tessa (Mark) Wentz; one sister, Patty Osborne; five brothers, Carl (Vicki Bode) Turner, Charles (Nora) Turner, Ronald (Laura) Taylor, Larry (Nita) Taylor, David (Melinda) Taylor; companion, Claire Brown, former wife, Mary Turner, six grandchildren, one great-grandchild and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Preceding James in death was his parents, and two sisters, Corrine Duckworth and Pauline Elam.

A memorial gathering will be on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Hamilton Center Community Room, 2501 Lincoln Park Drive, Columbus, Indiana.