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James "Jim" Turner

November 29, 2017

The Piano Brothers
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James Oliver Turner, of Elgin Oregon, passed away peacefully on November 29, 2017, at the age of 90 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on November 3, 1927 in Union, Oregon. Jim lived a full life and loved nothing more than his family and being in the outdoors of Eastern Oregon. Jim and his stories, limericks, and hugs will be deeply missed by his family who loved him beyond measure. Also remembering his guidance and teaching abilities are his countless former students who carry on his passion for learning and striving to always do the very best. Jim is survived by his devoted wife Kathryn Joyce of 67 years, his children, grand children and great-grandchildren who will carry on the legacy this amazing man created. Per Jim's request, no funeral or services will be held, his ashes will be spread in a few of his favorite places in Eastern Oregon. For those who would like to make a memorial donation in memory of Jim, the family suggests your local school sports program through Tami's Pine Valley Funeral Home PO Box 543 Halfway, Oregon 97834.  On line condolences may be shared at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com  


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