Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

September 13, 2022
Glen Leon Turnbow Jr.

Obit Glen Leon Turnbow 106/09/1944 – 09/06/2022

Glen Leon Turnbow Jr. peacefully passed away Sept. 6, 2022, at the age of 78, surrounded by his wife, kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids. Glen was born in Coalville, Utah, to Nova and Glen Turnbow. He was the oldest of ten children. Immediately after high school, Glen enlisted in the US Navy and served his country for six years. Obit Glen Leon Turnbow 2He is an honored Vietnam Veteran. On Sept. 11, 1965, he married the love of his life Margaret (Peggy) Ann Keyes from Evanston, Wyoming. They were sealed in the Provo Utah Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, May 12, 1973. He was a loving husband for 57 years.

Glen and Peggy have five children: Mark G. Turnbow (Shaunna), Mike Turnbow (Elaine), Malinda Kidder (Bryan), Matt Turnbow (Kim), and Clayton Turnbow (Andrea). Glen loved to be with his family and supported his kids, grandkids and great-grandkids in everything they did. Glen and Peggy have 16 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. 

Glen worked at the Tooele Army Depot for 40 years. Glen had a passion for the outdoors and spent as much time as he could hunting, fishing and camping with his family. Christmas was a special time of year for Glen, who loved to give back to the community and families.

He believed in God, had a testimony of the Gospel of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and served in many church callings.

Glen was preceded in death by his parents and brother Loren. He is survived by his wife Peggy, his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and eight of his siblings. He was very loved and will be missed by many.

There will be a celebration of life for Glen on Sept. 17, 2022, at the Grantsville 5th Ward building, 115 E. Cherry St., from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All are welcome.

One thought on “Glen Leon Turnbow Jr.

  1. May he fly high watching over you with his new wings! He is now your Angel above Malinda! Prayers of healing for you and your family at this time!

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