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Richard C. Turnbaugh

COATSBURG, Ill. -- Richard C. Turnbaugh, 80, of Coatsburg, died at 9:40 p.m. Friday (May 23, 2014) in Blessing Hospital, Quincy.

Richard was born Oct. 17, 1933, in Nebo, a son of Marvin and Maudine Scranton Turnbaugh. He married Ruby Raugstad on May 9, 1953, in Nebo. She survives.

Richard enlisted in and served for two years in the U.S. Army after graduating high school. He was employed at Motorola working with electronics. He sold insurance for Allstate and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. He farmed, raising hogs, and he owned Old Lodge Antiques in Liberty.

Richard loved to go fishing, especially with his children and grandchildren. He was a wood carver and enjoyed gardening and birdwatching. He spent over 30 years working on and remodeling the family home.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, include three children, Richard (DeAnn) Turnbaugh Jr. of Anchorage, Alaska, Robert (Kyoung) Turnbaugh of Gainesville, Va., and Diane Brown of Mount Pleasant, Iowa; four grandchildren, Zachary Turnbaugh of Seattle, Robert (Laura) Turnbaugh Jr. of Gainesville, Susan Turnbaugh of Baltimore, Md., and Crystal (John) Papikas of Mount Pleasant; two great-grandchildren, Daniel Turnbaugh and Alexandra Papikas; two sisters, Peg Westerholt of Pittsfield and Edna Faye DePugh of Decatur; and a brother, Gene Turnbaugh of Pittsfield.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Neal Turnbaugh.

SERVICES: 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with Pastor Scott Mikkelson conducting.

VISITATION: 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, in the funeral home.

MEMORIALS: Blessing Cancer Center.

ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, Quincy.

WEBSITE: www.hansenspear.com.

Funeral Home

Hansen-Spear Funeral Home
1535 State Street Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222-4907

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from May 27 to May 29, 2014
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