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Obituary for Nathan "Brownie" Turnbow

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.