Dennis R. Turpin, 49, died at Thursday, Oct. 10, 1996, at St. Mary’s MedicalCenter in Evansville, after an illness.
He was born July 24, 1947 in Marshall, Ind., and resided in Princeton most of his lifetime.Turpin was
a tooling supervisor for Triplet Tool and Die in Evansville for 19 years.He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Princeton.He was a veteran of the Vietnam
Conflict, serving in the U.S. Navy and Marines.He was a recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
Turpin was a life member of the Disabled American
Veterans, a member of VFW Post 1147, and the National Rifle Association.He was an avid deer hunter and fisherman.
Surviving is his wife, Susie (Scott) Turpin, Princeton.They were married Feb. 21, 1965.Also
surviving are two sons, Dennis R. Turpin II, and David S. Turpin, both of
Princeton; a daughter, Dustianne Turpin, at home;
four grandchildren, Nathan, Dacia, Alli and Rylee Turpin; three
brothers, Larry Turpin of Princeton, Gary Turpin of Evansville, and Jim Turpin
of Caseyville, Ill.; two sisters, Beverly Hawkins of California, and Debbie
Robinson of Princeton and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services were conducted Sunday at Colvin
Funeral Home, with the Rev. Earl Rash officiating.Burial was in MapleHillCemetery.
Visitation was held Sunday at the funeral home.
VFW Post 1147 conducted military graveside services.