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Terrance S. Turrentine

December 11, 1952 - January 16, 2022

Terrance S. Turrentine, 69, of Springfield, passed away on Sunday, January 16, 2022 at Springfield Memorial Hospital. He was born December 11, 1952, in Springfield, the son of Charles S. and Dorothy (Locker) Turrentine. He married Deborah Melton on February 27, 1973 and she survives.

Also surviving are his three children, Patricia (Richard Staley) Turrentine of Springfield, Matthew (Tabetha Hebenstreit) Turrentine of Taylorville and Thomas Turrentine of Chicago; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and father, Charles of Newark, CA.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy, two brothers and one sister.

Terrance belonged to NRA. He had an appreciation for music, records, and movies. He was a police officer for two years at the Virden Police Department, and 17 years for the Springfield Park District. Terrance was a United States Army veteran.

Memorial Gathering: 2 – 5 pm, Sunday, January 23, 2022 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Graveside Service: 2 pm, Monday, January 24, 2022 at Camp Butler National Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted by the Sangamon County Inter-Veterans Burial Detail.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

CDC protocol shall be followed.

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Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, January 23, 2022

Time: 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, January 24, 2022

Time: 02:00 pm

Camp Butler National Cemetery


5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map

Memorial Information

American Diabetes Association


2501 Old Chatham Rd #210, Springfield, IL, 62704

(217) 875-9011 Map

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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