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James Allen Turnbull

January 15, 1952 — September 7, 2022

Hicksville

James (Jim) Allen Turnbull, 70, died Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at The Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksville after a many year battle with Dementia.

Jim was born January 15, 1952 in South Bend, Indiana to Lloyd and Patricia (VanLear) Turnbull. In school, he was active in football, baseball and basketball where he received 12 letters. He was a graduate of Hicksville High School 1970. He met his wife, Brenda Rohrs while in grade school and they got married on June 5, 1970.

Their marriage lasted 52 years and was blessed with two wonderful sons, nine grandchildren and one great grandchild. Jim lived vicariously through his grandchildren by watching them play sports. They brought him so much joy and happiness.

Jim is survived by his children, Jimmy (Tammy) Turnbull, Kingsport, Tennessee and Jay (Heidi) Turnbull, Hicksville , Ohio; nine grandchildren, MiChaela (Nathan) David, Jillian Summey, Nathan Turnbull, Rainee Summey, Austin Briskey, Natalie (Josh) Kaluza, Kaiti (Josh) Briskey, Landon and Garrett Turnbull and one great grandchild Brooklynn David. Also surviving Jim are siblings Roxanne (Michael) Headley and Daniel Turnbull both of Hicksville, Ohio, Thomas (Lisa) Turnbull of Bryan, Ohio and Timothy (Lauri) Turnbull of Indian Land, South Carolina along with many nieces and nephews. Jim also had a special sister-in-law Lora Edwards.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his in-laws Wilmer and Barbara Rohrs, two brother- in-laws Randy Edwards and William (Bill) Rohrs, and a nephew Alan Edwards.

Jim was a man with a lifelong interest in learning and earned multiple degrees associated with business. Community service was very important to Jim as he served on the Fire Department, Sheriff’s Department and was also a proud member of the Rotary with his father where he held the position of treasurer for many years. One of his last jobs was as a collections manager at The Hicksville Bank. He coached football at Hicksville High School for 8 years and coached Pony League baseball for 15 years for Hicksville Bank Building and Loan and also helped coach Crook Miller. Jim enjoyed The Ohio State Buckeyes, Cleveland Browns and Hicksville Aces. He had an extensive collection of pens and pencils, loved going to casinos and could be seen driving his golf cart around town. Jim could always be seen with a smile on his face and will be remembered for all the care he showed towards people.

Viewing is Sunday, September 11, 2022, from 2-6 PM at St. John Lutheran Church, 812 E High St, Hicksville, Ohio 43526.

Service is Monday, September 12, 2022, at 10:30 AM with viewing one hour prior at the church.

He will be laid to rest at Forest Home Cemetery.

Memorials are to Community Health Professionals, 250 Dooley Dr., Paulding Ohio, 45879, or the Hicksville Athletic Boosters, 958 E High St, Hicksville, Ohio 43526.

Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com. 

Flowers and other tributes may be delivered DIRECTLY TO THE EAST SIDE DOORS OF THE CHURCH on Saturday, 9 am to Noon and Sunday 9 am to Noon.

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Sunday, September 11, 2022

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. John Lutheran Church

812 E High St, Hicksville, OH 43526

Flowers and other tributes may be delivered DIRECTLY TO THE EAST SIDE DOORS OF THE CHURCH on Saturday, 9 am to Noon and Sunday 9 am to Noon.

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Monday, September 12, 2022

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

St. John Lutheran Church

812 E High St, Hicksville, OH 43526

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Monday, September 12, 2022

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812 E High St, Hicksville, OH 43526

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