James Hubert Turrentine Jr.

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TURRENTINE, JR.,
JAMES HUBERT
James Hubert Turrentine, Jr., Born May 6, 1932, in Unadilla, GA passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, May 3, 2018.
Hubert is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Elizabeth (Bettye) Jane Turrentine; four children, Steven Turrentine (Brenda), Pamela Frierson (Chuck), Cheryl Sirmons (Gene), Richard Turrentine (Bibi); twelve grandchildren, Ryan Turrentine (Delores), Philip Turrentine, Micah Richey (Beth), Andrew Frierson, Brian Frierson, Christopher Frierson, Austin Sirmons, Brianna Sirmons, Jarrod Grammel, Nathan Grammel, Justin Turrentine, Joshua Turrentine; eight great grandchildren, Jessica Crawford, Christopher Crawford, Andrew Crawford, Trinity Turrentine, Lily Turrentine, Kenneth Richey, Caleb Richey, Shawn Richey; two nieces, Carol Livingston (Dell), Deborah Cunningham; one nephew, James Cunningham.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Hubert Turrentine, Sr. and Lula Turrentine; and his sister Jimmie Lu Turrentine.
Hubert served in the US Navy for 34 years and retired from IBM with 34 years of service. He was a man of strong faith serving the Lord in many ways throughout his life and a faithful member of First Christian Church. He will be remembered for his devotion to his family and friends and his love of the outdoors.
Visitation of family and friends will be held from 7:00pm to 9:00pm Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 910 E Silver Springs Blvd. Graveside service will be held at 10:00am Thursday May 10th at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, 1515 NE 3rd St. followed by a celebration of life at First Christian Church, 1908 E Fort King St. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations in his memory be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America (ALS) www.pva.org or The Retreat at Silver Springs 6455 E Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL 34488.
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Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services
910 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470
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Published in Ocala Star-Banner from May 8 to May 9, 2018
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