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Henry Paul Turley

January 22, 1927 ~ November 15, 2022 (age 95) 95 Years Old


Henry Paul Turley, 95, of Three Oaks, died Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

Henry was born January 22, 1927 in New Buffalo, Michigan, one of six children born to Constantine and Kathryn Turley. He married Valora Lee DeMorrow June 1951 in New Troy, Michigan.      

During WWII, Henry proudly served in the Army Air Corp with the 5th Air Force. Following WWII, he served another 3 1/2 years in the Merchant Marines. He enjoyed feeding and watching birds in his backyard.  He was an avid collector of antique clocks, coins and oil lamps. He enjoyed reading many newspapers and magazines, on any subject he could get his hands on. He retired in 1987 as a Teamster Truck Driver for over forty years, logging over four million accident-free miles. Henry resided in Southwest Michigan his entire life and a resident of Three Oaks since 1959.         

Henry will be greatly missed by family and friends.  He is survived by his children, Jim Turley of Richland, Steve (Julie) Turley of Kentwood, David (Susan) Turley of Bradenton, Florida, Chris Turley of Three Oaks, Susan Turley of LaSalle, Illinois; seven grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife, Lee; his four brothers; and one sister.

The family will observe a private remembrance.

Henry will be laid to rest in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Three Oaks.

The family prefers contributions in memory of Henry be made to the American Legion Randall Couchman Post #204, 204 West Linden Street, Three Oaks, Michigan 49128.

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