Robert W. Turns Sr.

Retired from
Shannopin Mine

Robert W. Turns Sr., 89, of Bobtown, died Monday, March 13, 2000, in Mount Macrina Manor, Uniontown.

He was born February 20, 1911, in Harrisburg, a son of Roy George and Clara Mae Younkin Turns.

Mr.Turns was Methodist.

He was a charter member of the Bobtown Polish Club and Rod and Gun Club, Bobtown. He also was a member of United Mine Workers of America Local 6159.

Mr. Turns retired after 50 years of service from Shannopin Mine, Bobtown.

He was a resident of Bobtown for the past 75 years and was interested in the history of his community and country. He enjoyed traveling to historical sites.

Surviving are a son, Robert W. Turns Jr. of Bobtown; a daughter, Joan Turns Dingle of Bobtown, with whom he made his home; four grandchildren, Douglas E. Malone, Lee Marvin Dingle, Tina Turns Terrell and Robin Turns Donley; six great grandchildren; two sisters, Josephine Darby of Cypress, Texas, and June Darby of Farmland, Ind.; and many nieces and nephews.

Deceased are his wife, Mary Daniels Turns, who died in 1975; two grandchildren, David C. Malone and Bobbi Jo Turns, sister, Jean Trump; and two brothers, Ralph and James Turns.

Private interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Mount Pleasant.



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