Jack L. Turner74, Lititz United Methodist volunteer, Raymark retiree, Penn State fan

By on June 27, 2012

Jack L. Turner, 74, of Lititz, died peacefully following a brief illness Saturday, June 23, 2012 at the Lancaster General Hospital.

Born in Cleona, he was the son of the late Elmer and Violet Kreiser Turner.

He was the loving husband of Nancy L. McKinney Hibshman Turner and they observed their 44th wedding anniversary in September of last year.

For over 40 years Jack worked for the former Raymark Industries, in Manheim, until his retirement. Following retirement, he was employed for the Manheim Auto Auction for 12 years. He served in the Pennsylvania National Guard for eight years.

Jack was a faithful member of the Lititz United Methodist Church and volunteered his time with mission trips through Appalachian Service Projects and in helping with general church maintenance.

He was a real outdoorsman and had a passion for hiking, camping, hunting and fishing. He especially enjoyed camping trips to Potter County and attending Penn State football games.

Surviving in addition to his wife is a son: Michael R., husband of Sylvia Heffelfinger Turner, of Myerstown; two stepsons: Galen R. Jr., husband of Pam Sweigart Hibshman, of Lititz; and Richard S., husband of Cynthia Body Hibshman, of Shermansdale; one granddaughter: Sonya Kantner; four step-grandchildren: Amanda, Desiree, Stormie and Nicholas Hibshman; and two brothers: Gene, husband of Ruth Turner, and Elmer J. Turner, all of Lebanon.

Preceding him in death is a sister: Nancy Smith.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral service from the Lititz United Methodist Church, 201 E. Market St., Lititz, on June 28 at 2 p.m. Interment will be in Manheim Fairview Cemetery, Penn Township.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in Jack’s memory to the Lititz United Methodist Church Caring and Sharing Group, 201 E. Market St., Lititz, PA 17543.

To send the family online condolences, visit buchfuneral.com.

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