MARCH 7, 1931-MAY 26, 2011
Robert "Bud" Turfle, 80 of Gypsy Hill, Westminster, died Thursday, May 26, 2011.
Born March 7, 1931, at Frizzleburg, Westminster, he was the son of the late Julia and George Turfle. He was the husband of Dorothy Lee Pickett Turfle of Westminster, his wife of 55 years.
He had been a truck driver for Roadway of Westminster and a part-time farmer.
Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Donald Turfle, Bryon and Kathy, Robert and Debbie of Hampstead, Kenny and Sue of Westminster, daughter, Penny Shelton and son-in-law, Paul, of Martinsburg, W.Va.; sisters, Julia Pickett of Woodbine, and Betty Lambert of Maugansville; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Charles and Dorothy Mae Pickett of Sykesville; grandchildren, Roby Turfle of Wisconsin, David of Hampstead, Eric and Ryan of Westminster, Sean Kelly of Tennessee, and Amber, Kenny, Benny Turfle of Westminster; great-grandchildren, Lilly, Damian and Taylor of Wisconsin; caregiver, Brenda Stephens, and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by brothers-in-law, Robert Lambert and Norman Pickett.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville, with Pastor Dale Krotee officiating. Interment in Taylorsville UMC Cemetery, Taylorsville.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Winfield Volunteer Fire Department, 1320 W. Old Liberty Road, Sykesville, MD 21784 or to Carroll Hospice Dove House, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.