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Robert "Bobby" Lewis Turman

Robert Lewis "Bobby" Turman, 78, resident of 99 Pinehurst St. husband of Emma Gordon Turman passed away peacefully March 24, 2010 at his home with his loving family by his side.

Born in Abbeville Co. SC he was a son of the late Capus Turman and Lucille Dunlap Turman.

Bobby was a US Army veteran having served during the Korean Conflict. He operated Turman's TV service for many years. He was currently the owner and operator of Southside Motors in Abbeville.

He was a Mason and member of the Clinton Lodge # 3 AFM. He was also a Shriner and a member of the Hejaz Shrine Temple in Greenville, SC. and also a member of Abbeville Presbyterian Church where he was a former Elder of the church. He will be greatly missed by his loving family and his many friends especially his buddies at Southside Motors.

Survivors include his beloved wife Emma Gordon Turman of the home; 1 daughter Debbie Dewey and son-in-law Kim of Greenwood, SC.

He was preceded in death by a sister Frances McElrath.

Graveside services will be conducted Friday March 26, 2010 at 2:00 PM in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens with Rev. Dr. Carol Strickland officiating. The family is at the home 99 Pinehurst St. Abbeville, SC.

The body is at The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 5:30 until 7:00 PM Thursday evening.

Memorials in memory of Mr. Turman may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont 408 West Alexander Ave. Greenwood, SC 29646.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Thursday, March 25, 2010
5:30-7:00 PM


Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
2699 Highway 72
Abbeville, SC  29620
Friday, March 26, 2010
2:00 PM


Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
2699 Highway 72
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

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I only met your Dad one time but he was a very sweet man . I am very sorry for your loss.I will keep your family in my prayers

Leah Gorecki Apr 1 2010 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy to the family at this time of loss. We honor and appreciate his service to this nation. May fond memories comfort you in the days ahead. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Phil and Linda Lucas Mar 25 2010 12:00 AM

Emma and Family, Both Dennis and I are so sorry to hear about Bobby.He was loved by so many and will be missed. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Julie&Dennis Marcengill Mar 25 2010 12:00 AM

Bobby was a very special man and loved by many. I am so thankful to have known him. Hope your memories bring you comfort and peace during this time of sadenss.

Hope Harrison Mar 25 2010 12:00 AM

Bobby will be missed very much. In the last few years, I had gotten to be closer to him. All the family has my deepest sympathy and prayers.

Bobbie Clem Mar 24 2010 12:00 AM