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Kenton J. Turner

Kenton James Turner, 69, Corydon, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
Born Oct. 28, 1943, in Clarksburg, W.Va., he was the son of Jean Sullivan Turner of Nutter Fort, W.Va., and the late James Frederick.
He was a 1961 graduate of Roosevelt Wilson High School, a 1966 graduate of Fairmont State College, where he earned a B.S. in business administration, was a retired senior vice president of operations at SYSCO/Louisville Food Services Co. for 25 years, was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he held the positions of bishop, branch president, councilor to stake president, young men’s president and employment resource service missionary, and was a first lieutenant, company commander and S-3 officer in the Army from 1966 to 1970.
Survivors besides his mother include his wife of 38 years, the former Phyllis May Burford; two sons, Jason Blu Turner of Jeffersonville and Phillip James Turner of Clarksville; and a grandson.
Memorial service: Saturday, March 30, at 2 p.m. at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.

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