Bruce W. Turrill

August 04, 1954 ‒ January 08, 2008

Athens County, Ohio

Bruce W. Turrill, 53, of New Washington, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008 at home, surrounded by his family after an extended illness.

Born Aug. 4, 1954 in Athens County, he was the son of the late Donald Turrill and Rosie Bentley Turrill. He married Dessie Smith Turrill on Mar. 24, 1973 and she survives. This union was blessed with two children, Angela Dawn Makeever and her husband, Greg Makeever of Galion and CM3 Donald Wayne Turrill, U. S. Navy and his wife Alyssa Turrill of Crestline. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Gabe Makeever and Emily Turrill, whom he adored; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda and Larry Peyton of Marion and Donna and Joe Stage of Wooster; he is also survived by nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Mike Turrill and a nephew Christopher Turrill.

Bruce was born again, Feb. 26, 1978. During his illness he drew even closer to God and his sustaining grace. Bruce witnessed to those around him that he loved the Lord and he was ready to go when God put his arms around him and whispered “Come to me”. Bruce leaves a precious heritage to his family… They will meet him again in heaven.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2008 at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008 with his sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Larry Peyton officiating. Burial will be in Iberia Cemetery.