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Bobby Turpin

January 6, 1939 - December 27, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: January 2, 2018

Bobby Turpin, 78, of Iva, SC, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017.

Born in Anderson, SC, on January 6, 1939; he was the son of the late John William and Rosa Lee Bonds. He was married to Geraldine ‘Geri’ Turpin. Bobby was a retired US Army Veteran having served in the Vietnam War and he was a member of the American Legion.

In addition to his wife; he is also survived by son, John Michael Turpin; daughters: Susan Lynn Crippen (Stuart), Lois Bolt, and Theresa Babington; brothers: Pete (Marge) and Jerry (Barbara Ann) Turpin; sisters: Judy Williams, Joyce Townes, Diane Ange and Jenny Townes (Steve); and grandchildren: Spenser, Conor, and Bryce Crippen, Zach and Corie Bolt, Lauren, Hannah, and Matthew Babington.

In addition to his parents; he is also predeceased by three sisters.

Services will be held at 12pm noon on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Sosebee Mortuary, South Chapel, officiated by Pastor Sanders Read. Burial will follow at MJ Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery with Full Military Honors.

The family will receive friends prior to the service on Tuesday at the Mortuary from 11am to 12pm.

Condolences may be offered to the family at

Sosebee Mortuary and Crematory, South Chapel, is assisting the family.