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Richard "Dick" D. Turnbull

April 1, 1942 ~ January 14, 2021 (age 78)


Richard "Dick" D. Turnbull, 78, of Salina, died January 14, 2021, at Salina Regional Hospital. He was born April 1, 1942 Stockton, Kansas, the son of Irvin and Montie (Atteberry) Turnbull.

Dick was a graduate from Stockton High School in 1960. Dick lived on the family farm in Stockton and moved to Salina where he worked and retired from Beechcraft/Raytheon. After retirement, he worked for Parks and Recreation doing what he loved; being outside and doing yard work. Dick always had the nicest yard on the block. Dick was loved and adored by his children, but his greatest love was his grandchildren. He loved going to their sporting and school events. Dick loved people; he never knew a stranger. No matter where he traveled, he always ran into someone he knew. He was the life of every party and entertained everyone at the family reunions. He was loved by so many friends. On March 27, 1977, Dick married Judie in Salina.

He is survived by his wife, Judie; daughters Kisha Mullins (Jeff), of Salina, Shelly Johnson (Jeff), of Phillipsburg, sons; Shawn Sweat (Tracy), of McPherson, Kyle Deckert, of Tescott; grandchildren; Kiera, Logan, Michael, Caleb, Maggie, Melissa, Jake, Ashley, Andrea, Zach, Devin, Jerzee, Vann and many great-grandchildren; siblings, Karroll Kirk, Hutchinson, brothers, Jack (Nola) of Plainville and James (Judy) of Hutchinson. Sister-in-law Judy Turnbull of Woodston and brother-in-law Donald Normandin of Damar, Kansas and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Shawn Deckert; siblings Margurette Hulse, Patricia Toelkes, Norma Jean Turnbull, Jane Drotts, Billy Turnbull, Ronnie Turnbull and Susie Normandin.

Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 3, 2021 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 702 9th St, Salina. Burial will follow at St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lincoln.

Memorials can be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, Salina.

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Memorial Service
April 3, 2021

11:00 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church
702 S 9th St
Salina, KS 67401

April 3, 2021

St. John Lutheran Cemetery
Lincoln, KS 67455


Trinity Lutheran Church
702 S 9th St, Salina KS 67401

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