2014-07-15 / Obituaries

Dallas Turpin, 72


Dallas Turpin Dallas Turpin Dallas Turpin, 72, of rural Gosport passed away of cancer at the Hospice House in Bloomington on Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

Dallas was the son and only child of the late Raymond and Virgie (Sears) Turpin and was born on June 13, 1942 in Casey County, KY. The majority of his childhood was spent in the Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Lexington, KY. Dallas was married 51 years to his wife Patricia (Chelf) Turpin. Dallas was an auto mechanic working at many auto dealerships in and around the Indianapolis area. He owned and operated a Texaco station from 1967-1969. He also owned and operated Capitol Auto Radiator in the Lockerbie Square area in Indianapolis throughout the 80’s and 90’s. Northern Owen County became his home in 1989. Dallas loved all things of nature. He so enjoyed music from classical to country, but his passion was his family and bass fishing. He belonged to clubs and fishing tournaments; he loved a challenge, and his trophies line a shelf.

Dallas is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia; cherished daughter, Tina Bryant and adored granddaughter Veronica Bryant-Simonds all of rural Gosport; his motherin law, Sara Chelf-Pittman of Spencer; and several beloved family members in and around the Casey County Kentucky area.

He was preceded in death not only by his parents, but several family members in and around Casey County, KY.

Chandler Funeral Home-Whitaker Chapel in Gosport was in charge of the arrangements. The funeral service was held on Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Ben Lopossa officiating. Burial was to follow at Hudson Hill Cemetery. Visit www.chandlerfh.com to share condolences, memories, photos and more with Dallas’s family.

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