James Edward “Jim” Turpin passed away Aug. 8, 2020.
He was born May 29, 1939, in Canaan, Conn., to the late James Edgar and Dolly Hoyle Turpin. He was a graduate of Sylva High School and retired from A&P in 1998. Jim was a member of East Sylva Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Naomi Plemmons Turpin; one daughter, Cindy (Jeff) Allen; one grandson, Jesse (Ashley) Walker; one great-grandson, Aiden James Walker; one granddaughter, Sierra Walker.
No services are planned at this time.
Private cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Appalachian Funeral Services.