Obituary: Harold M. “Butch” Turpin

December 19, 1938 – October 6, 2019

Harold M. “Butch” Turpin, 80, of Bedford, passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019, at 3:20 p.m. at the IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

He was born in Lawrence County on December 19, 1938, to Floyd Turpin and Ruby (Fullen) Reynolds. Butch was the owner/operator of Butch’s Tree Service in Bedford.

Survivors include one daughter, Tammy Jo Edwards of Mitchell, two sons, Justin (Shella) Turpin of Springville and Jay (Cherise) Turpin of Bedford, seven grandchildren, Phil Cardenas, Dustin (Heather) Turpin, Justice Turpin, Crestan Turpin, Jennifer Turpin, Tori Turpin, Jade Geary, four great-grandchildren, Makayla Parrott, Caleb Parrott, Liam Turpin, and Elsie Turpin, like a son and dear friend, Terry Clark, two sisters, Marcella Sears and her husband, William Jack Sears of Bedford, and Vonda Reynolds of Bedford, nephew, Jackie Neal Sears, two nieces, Amy (Tony) Wray and Julie (Glen) Henderson.

Butch was preceded in death by his parents, step-father, Morris “Sparky” Reynolds, brother, Bobby Holsapple, sister, Mary Jane Turpin.

Cremation was chosen with burial in Dive Cemetery in Bedford at a later date.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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