Monday, May 7, 2012

Turnbull, William R. 1872-1959 Garrattsville Obituary

Turnbull, William R. 1872-1959 Garrattsville, NY

William R. Turnbull

GARRATTSVILLE---William R. Turnbull, 87 of Garrattsville died early Tuesday morning in the Mallory Convalescent Home, Morris, where he had lived for the past nine months.
Funeral service will be at 3:30 p. m., Saturday, August 22, in the Garrattsville Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Roger Beach, pastor, officiating. He will be assisted by the Rev. Wilfred Lyon, pastor of the Garrattsville Church. Burial will be in Brick Schoolhouse Cemetery.
Mr. Turnbull was born on July 29, 1872, in the Town of New Lisbon, the eldest of seven children. His parents were Richard and Jane (Hume) Turnbull.
In 1913, he married Fannie McLaury of North Kortright. She died in 1932.
For many years, he taught in district schools in Otsego and Delaware Counties. Later, he became a farmer near North Kortright.
The last part of his life was spent in Garrattsville.
He was a member of North Kortright Presbyterian Church and a member of the Burlington Grange.
Surviving are a sister, Miss Elizabeth Turnbull; a brother George Turnbull, both of Garrattsville; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Patterson Funeral Home in Hartwick.

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