Nathan Turnbow

Nathan "Brownie" Turnbow

Saturday, April 10th, 1937 - Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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Nathan “Brownie” Turnbow, 83, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Morris Chapel, Tennessee, Brownie was the son of the late Nathan and Mary Turnbow. On October 26, 1957, he married his sweetheart, Charlotte Stanley. He was the founder of Brownie’s Drywall and retired in 1999. He was a devoted Christian and a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He loved spending the majority of his time with his family and friends. He also enjoyed fishing in Canada, gardening, and being outdoors with his dog, Heidi. Brownie was a longtime member of Abundant Life Church in Fort Wayne. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Charlotte Turnbow; children, David (Tina) Turnbow, Dulana (Ernest) Blanscett; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers; along with several nieces and nephews. Nathan was preceded in death by 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Service is 12 noon, Thursday, November 5, 2020 at Abundant Life Church, with calling one hour prior. Calling at the FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 6557 N. Clinton Street, on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 from 4 pm to 8 pm. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to Abundant Life Church.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services
    6557 N Clinton Street
    Fort Wayne, IN 46825
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  • Service

    Thursday, November 5th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    Thursday, November 5th, 2020 12:00pm
    Abundant Life
    Address Not Available
  • Interment

    Highland Park Cemetery
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Ken Ellenberger

Posted at 08:08pm
Brownie was my friend. I spent may hours fishing in Canada and Lake Wawasee with him. He loved everyone, especially his wife, Charlotte and his family. He was head over heal in love with his wife. Many fond memories. He was a true Christian man. His loyal friend, Ken Ellenberger.

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Posted at 11:10am
My prayers and thoughts are with you. Love you. Karen Turnbow
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Janet Hurd

Posted at 07:37pm
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May all the memories of Brownie be a comfort to you
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

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Posted at 05:53pm
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