Turner, Glen David (Dayton)

  • Saturday, February 3, 2018

Dr. Glen David Turner, 90, of Dayton, passed away on Friday morning, February 2, 2018, at Laurelbrook.

He was born on Dec. 11, 1927, in Port of Spain,Trinidad to the late Donald Dunbar and Faith Estella (Hollingsworth) Turner. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Eugenya “Jeanie” (Silversten) Turner.

Dr. Turner taught at Bryan College from 1973-1974. He and his wife were missionaries in Ecuador and he was a Wycliff missionary before and after teaching at Bryan. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Westmont College and his Ph.D. at University of Indiana in Bloomington, In.
He was a member of Grace Bible Church.

He is survived by his three daughters, Bitsy Turner of Dayton, Esther (Dale) Leslie of Wyoming and Rebecca (Steve) Buchanan of Virginia, two sons, David (Lesa) Turner of Tennessee and Donald (Cathy) Turner of Texas, two sisters, Joy Tuggy of South Carolina and Lucille (Dick) Cole of Illinois, 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He will be laid to rest in Buttram Cemetery.

Please share your memories of Dr. Turner on his on-line guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.

The family is being cared for by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton.

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