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Richard Turner

May 15th, 1950 - Apr 24th, 2019

Graveside Service: 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Ingraham Cemetery

Those attending may come directly to the cemetery.


   Richard Eugene Turner, age 68, of Clay City, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

   He was born May 15, 1950, in Flora, the son of Joe D. and Joanne M. (Kulwicki) Turner.  He was united in marriage to Kathy Keck on June 16, 1979, at Mt. Zion Church and together they have shared 39 years of marriage.

   Richard had worked as an oil field truck driver and as a machinist and welder with his father in Turner & Son Machine Shop, and also at Valley Steel.  He especially enjoyed working on small engines and spent countless hours tinkering with projects of all types.  He had participated in Clay County Civil Defense and was a past Boy Scout leader for many years.  He enjoyed camping, hunting, and fishing and was truly considered a “jack of all trades.”

   He is survived by his wife: Kathy Turner of Clay City; children: Becky Turner, Tyler (Jaimie) Turner, and Jo Ellen Turner all of Clay City; brothers and sisters: Lynn (Clyde) Perry of Tennessee, Deanna (Larry) Allison of Clay City, Chuck Turner of Parkersburg, and Cliff (Cindy) Turner of Clay City; a sister-in-law: Teresa Turner of Flora; one grandchild on the way; and a number of nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.  

   He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter: Stacey Jo Turner; and a brother: Michael Turner.

   A funeral service will be 7 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2019, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Visitation will be 4 until 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.  Memorial donations are suggested to the family to assist with expenses and will be accepted through the funeral home.  


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Nancy Dehart

April 25th

So very sorry to hear of Dick’s passing. I know he will be missed. Prayers

Sandra Klanke Cook

April 25th

So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you Cathy and kids.

Rita Lake

April 25th

Sorry for your loss

Mary Smith

April 25th

So sorry Kathy and family. Prayers to you and your family!

Debbie Craig

April 25th

So sorry for the loss of your Dad! May special memories help to comfort you all during this difficult time! Prayers for all the family.

Andi Malone

April 26th

Sorry to hear Dick passed. He will be missed by many.

Randall and Diane Gill

April 26th

So sorry for your loss. Praying that you find comfort and peace at this time.

Pat Burt

April 26th

Remembering Dick as one kind-hearted man. . .willing to help anyone! He truly will be missed. Clay City has lost one of its finest. Prayers for Kathy and the family.

Dan & Dodie Payne

April 26th

So very sorry for your loss. Hugs & prayers.

Lisa Haycock

April 26th

Sending prayers and big hugs to your family

Tonya toy (krutsinger)

April 26th

My thoughts and prayers go out to his family

Steve and Betty Stanford

April 26th

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God wrap His loving arms around each of you and give you comfort and strength during this time of loss. Will always remember the good days camping and scouting.

John and Judy Lusk

April 26th

Kathy, Becky, JoEllen, Tyler, and all of Richards' family. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Richard was a nice and friendly gentleman who loved all of you so very much. Please know that you are in our hearts and in our prayers. We ask that God give each of you the strength you need during this difficult time. Kathy, I am here if you need me, my friend

Debbie Burt Leininger

April 26th

May you feel GOD'S rest and peace during this difficult time. Keeping you in our prayers.

Dorothy Wyatt

April 26th

May you find comfort in the knowledge that he’s in a better place surrounded by angels. One day the memories will come with a smile instead of tears.

Mary Anthony

April 26th

So sorry to hear the death of my neighbor. He was a very nice guy and I'll miss him driving by and seeing him out mowing. Prayers for the family!


April 26th

We are so sorry to hear of his passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers .

Leon & Glenda Sharp

April 26th

Our thoughts & prayers are with the family.

Tammy Marvel

April 26th

I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Rick and Carolyn Perry

April 26th

So sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort for your family.

Brad Kessler

April 26th

Tyler, sorry to hear about your dad passing, thoughts and prayers to the entire family.

Sandra Blohm

April 26th

Was so sorry io hear this news. However he is with the Lord, family,and friends now. May God bless you Kathy and your family.

Josh Sullens & Donnita

April 27th

I've always had the upmost respect and LOVE for Dick. He was a very kind, hard working, and smart guy. Dick was an important man in Clay City to many of us. He taught me a lot about the old ways.

Joanne Hillderbrand Rogers

April 27th

So very sorry for your loss. Many prayers for comfort during this time of sorrow.

Frankie Trosclair

April 27th

My heartfelt prayers for your family❣️ I know angels in Heaven are rejoicing as Dick is now at home in Eternal Glory❣️🙏🏼❣️ It’s bittersweet but may God comfort and give you all peace in knowing that his suffering on earth is done and he’s walking streets of Gold! May God bless you Kathy, Becky, Tyler and JoEllen as you grieve your loving husband and father, what a blessing he was to his church and community ❣️❤️❣️

Mark Smith

April 27th

So sorry to hear of the loss of such a great guy. Spent a lot of time in years past just visiting. He always found the time to talk, always had many jobs to do but never so many that he couldn't find some time to visit with someone. Clay City has lost one of its Diamonds in the rough. My Condolences to the family, lifting you all in prayer.

Annette Wray

April 27th

My thoughts and prayers. Dick was very special to me. I could always depend on him. He will truly be missed by many.

Leon & Glenda Sharp

April 27th

Our thoughts & prayers are with the family.

Levi Harris

April 28th

Love you guys. Dick was a good man, and I know he's in the presence of the Lord.

Tom and Margaret Turner

April 29th

Thinking of you all. So sorry to hear this. Hoping the good memories will help soothe your loss.

Lynne Gocey

April 29th

I am so very, very sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs.

Brad & Tina Briscoe

April 30th

So enjoyed visiting with Dick. He will be missed. Prayers to all of the family.

Sharon David

April 30th

We all grew up in the same neighborhood. Lots of good memories. Prayers for Dick's family.

Walter J. Chaney Jr.

May 21st

Thoughts and prayers! Sorry for the loss in your family!

Kassie dulaney

June 25th

Sorry about your dad tnt

Connie Ward

June 24th

Kathy, I am praying for you and your family. May you find comfort and peace at this time.



Mark Lewis and Jill Young
Norman Phillips
Jerry and Gayla Mayo
Ron Ralston
Crystal Allen
Carroll & Carrie Lee
Jane Janes
Virginia (Wells) Ashley
Jay and Karen Sessions
Clyde & Lynn (Turner) Perry
Amanda Beal Hemrich and family
Rita Lake
Marcia Craig
Don and Mary Smith
Jimmy & Stephanie Sessions
Teresa Turner
Rodney, Jamie, Jarod and Dallas Keck
Gary and Debbie Perry
Carl & Paula Patridge
Darlene Reece
Butch and Debbie Tibbs
Ronnie and Eva Allen
Sherry Powell Hall
Janice & Karla
Don, Jane and Darren Delaney
John and Judy Lusk
Randall and Diane Gill
Mindy Cox
Jami chase
Lisa Haycock
Jerry "Butch" Erwin
Bob and Marlene Smith
Tonya toy (krutsinger)
Steve and Betty Stanford
Marty, Nancy & Sterling Thompson
Justin, Amanda, Jonathon and Cole Dial
Tiffany Lee Brian Donoho and family
Gary & Linda Schnepper
Leona McDowell
Kenny & Sherrie Sessions
Jim Fry
Dorothy Wyatt
Robert & Janice Weidner
Mandy Butcher
Nancy Weidner
Dona Bissey
Andrea Wray
Dana Hosselton
Jack Wilkin
John and Deana Devore
Christina, Martin and boys
Mike and Kathy Kitley
Class of 1968 at CCHS
Don and Judy Land
Dawn Cazadd
Rick and Carolyn Perry
charles&ruth hoard
June Kuenstler
Judy Johnston Wyss
Trevor and Doris Bissey
Susan Good Burroughs
Diane Ryker Hylton
Paula Jones Rahn
Steve & Staci Sullens
Sherri Lee
Doris Adcock Callahan.....Mikey Callahan
Jeff Gill and family
Jerome & Jeannette Nix
Jodi Schnepper
Cindy McCormack-Green
Dale and Lois Stanley
Carl Wayne Gray
Sandra Blohm
Jeanie Marie Hall
Josh Sullens & Donnita Young
Joanne Hillderbrand Rogers
Annette Wray
Larry & Deanna Allison
Carla Stanford
Rhonda Ryker
gene hall
Calvin and Anita Lake
Ray & Jackie Evans
Tom and Margaret Turner
Kevin & Jana Henry
Mike & Joyce Watson
David &kathy Smith
Eric and Lisa Stanley
Stan & Kathy Obrecht
Cecelia Cardascio
Robert and Leanna Snell
Trudy Zimmerman Stanford
Fred Harris
Angelina, Jacob, Trevin and Trinity Hemrich
Shannon Hays
Linda Dulaney Lewis and Family
Mick & Leslie Spitzner
Dennis and Paula Frutiger
Tonya krutsinger toy
Paul and Amy Durbin
Bruce & Nannette Richards
Steve & Tammy Staley


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