Idaho County Free Press - April 28, 1976

Roy Turner Body Found
Area rancher Roy Forest Turner, 63, Grangeville, passed away Monday about 8 miles north east of Grangeville, according to the Idaho County Sheriff's Department.  Turner's body was discovered just off Luke's Gulch Road.  His death was attributed to self-inflicted carbon monoxide asphyxiation.
Roy F. Turner Services Held
Roy Forrest Turner, 63, died April 19, 1976.  Turner was born October 25, 1911 to Mr. and Mrs. George E. Turner at Winona, Idaho.  He moved with his parents to the Fairview area as a small child.  He attended school at Fairview.  He married Vera Lamb, October 12, 1930 in Grangeville.  They farmed in the Fairview area until 1932 when they moved to Winona, farming there until 1935.  Returning to Fairview in 1935, he had farmed there until the time of his death.  He was a member of the First Christian Church of Grangeville.  Survivors include his widow, Vera, at the family home; two sons, Danny and Daryl, both of Grangeville; one daughter, Mrs.Marie Lotze of Colville, Wash.; three brothers, William of Lewiston, Harold of Trail, Minn., and Walter of Grangeville; one sister, Mrs. Laura Mae Cox of Grangeville; and six grandchildren.  Services were held April 24 at the Hanson-Noland Funeral Home in Grangeville.  Burial followed at Prairie View Cemetery.  Those who wish may make contributions to the paint fund at the First Christian Church or the charity of choice.

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