David D. Turnbull Jr, 83, of Elyria, passed away at O'Neill Healthcare in North Ridgeville after a short illness June 7, 2022. He was born on March 26, 1939 to parents David Sr. and Gladys Turnbull (both deceased) in Irwin, PA.
David graduated from Elyria High School in 1957 and went into the US Air Force from 1957-1962. He earned an Associate's degree from Lorain County Community College in 1976, and went on to a 21 year career as a letter carrier with the Lorain Post Office until he retired in 2003. He was a 50 year member of First United Methodist Church, a District Commissioner, and a member of Boy Scouts of America. In his free time, he was an avid OSU fan, and enjoyed his word puzzle book.
David is survived by his beloved wife Carol (nee Zacharias); cherished children Patricia "Patty" Thomas (David) of Las Vegas, NV, David D III (Kelly) of Frederick, MD, and Amy Turnbull of Tiro, OH; and loving grandchildren Brenna, Halle, Owen, Bailey, and Jack.
He is preceded in death by sisters Jane Strickland and Ruth Savage; and his parents.
Memorial contributions may be forwarded to First United Methodist Church, 312 3rd St, Elyria, OH 44035.
Friends may call the Busch Funeral Home, 114 Second St., Elyria, OH 44035, Friday June 10, 2022 from 5-8pm. A funeral service will be held at Busch Funeral Home at 12pm Saturday, officiated by Rev. Kent Joy, Senior Pastor of First United Methodist Church in Elyria, with calling hours an hour before. Interment will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township. www.buschcares.com, 440.322.3717