|Birth: ||Apr. 16, 1939|
|Death: ||Jan. 30, 2012|
Allen Lee "Butch" Turner passed away at his home after a two-year battle with cancer, with his family by his side.
Butch was born April 1, 1939, in Payette, Idaho, to Jesse F and Ella Spencer Turner.
He had attended school in Nampa, Idaho and moved to Metolious, OR in 1952, graduating from Madras High School in 1957.
Butch served in the United States Navy from 159-1963. After returning to Madras, he worked for Jefferson Plywood until it had been destroyed by a fire.
He married Georgie J. Johnson October 24, 1964, in Madras at the home of his bride's parents. They had three sons, Tommy, Allen, and Frank. The family moved to Redmond in 1968 and Butch worked for lumber mills before going to work for the US Forest Service at the Redmond Air Center Fire Cache where he worked for 23 years.
He was a life member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks, Prineville, and the American Legion Post of Redmond.
Butch is survived by his wife, Georgie, sons of Allen of Redmond and Frank of Madras; daughter-in-law Dani Miller of Redmond; Five grandchildren and two great grandchildren; sisters Carole Deeter of Florence, and Bernice Croxen Hill of Springfield, and several nieces and nephews.
Allen was preceded in death by son, Tommy in 1984, and his parents Jesse Turner and Ella Orewiler. He will be missed by his loving family and friends.
Allen's family would like to express their gratitude for all the support and meals provided.
Thank you to Sisters/Redmond Hospice for all your care.
Created by: Craig Handy
Record added: Feb 05, 2012
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