Thomas Ray Turner, of La Porte, Indiana

Published 1:06 pm Friday, March 18, 2016

Dec. 7, 1933 — March 7, 2016

Thomas Ray Turner

Thomas Ray Turner

Thomas Ray Turner, 82, of La Porte, Indiana passed away on Monday, March 7, 2016, at Golden Living Center in La Porte.

Thomas was born on Dec. 7, 1933, in Watson Run, Pennsylvania to Ferman and Betty Turner. On Sept. 23, 1967, Thomas married Lillie Wiltfong.

He is survived by his children, Marsha Morton, Debbie Protasio, Noah Wiltfong, Kathy Woodcock, Timothy Turner, Daniel Turner, Cindy Young; sisters, Eloise Lary, Linda Bowlen; 17 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.

Thomas is preceded in death by his parents, Ferman and Betty; first wife, Donna; second wife, LeLa; third wife, Lillie; three infant sons; sister, Shirley Abbott; and brother, Larry Turner.

A memorial service will be held by the family at 4 p.m. March 20, 2016, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1205 E. Jefferson Ave. La Porte, IN 46350. Burial will be at Silverbrook Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hoven Funeral Home, Buchanan. Online condolences may be made at