George L. Turns, Jr, 92, passed away Monday, June 20, 2016 at Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, PA. Born in Harrisburg, PA, he was the son of the late George L., Sr. and Bertha Schubauer Turns.
He was the husband of Joan (McLaughlin) Duncan Turns to whom he had been married 31 years. His first wife, Jane preceded him in death.
Mr. Turns served in the U.S. Navy during WW II. He was employed by Bell of PA and AT&T for 35 years.
He was a member of Church of the Apostles U.C.C., Lancaster, PA., Masonic Lodge #0629 F. & A.M., Harrisburg Consistory, Zembo Shrine and American Legion Post# 0034. He enjoyed traveling, playing golf and cards, and working in his yard and flower garden.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Jeffrey Turns; 2 stepchildren: Steve Duncan and Sandra Bennett; 2 grandchildren: Julie, wife of Mike Zimmer and Kyle Turns; 4 step-grandchildren: Rhianon Brown, Teague Duncan, Meghan Smith and Jessica Sturges; 3 great-grandchildren: Cameron Zimmer, Reece Zimmer and Dylan Zimmer; 3 step-great-grandchildren: Rory Smith, Duncan Smith and Kinley Brown.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Service in the Sell Chapel of Masonic Villages, 1 Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown, PA on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Friends may call at the Sell Chapel from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.
Please omit flowers. If desired, contributions in Mr. Turns’ memory may be sent to Hospice at Masonic Village, 1 Masonic Dr., Elizabethtown, PA 17022.