George R. Turner Jr.

February 24, 1992

George R. Turner Jr., a federal highway engineer and administrator for 41 years, died Friday of cancer at his home in Millers. He was 69 and lived in the Baltimore area for 10 years.

Services for Mr. Turner will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Grace and St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Monument Street and Park Avenue.

He started working for the Federal Highway Administration as an engineer in the late 1940s.

In 1978, Mr. Turner joined the Federal Highway Administration's Baltimore office, working for three years as deputy regional administrator for six mid-Atlantic states, and for seven years as regional administrator. He retired from federal service in 1988.

He is survived by his wife, Helen R. Turner; four sons, George R. Turner III and Christopher M. Turner, both of Arlington, Va., Robert B. Turner of Hampstead and Benjamin R. Turner of Westminster; two sisters, Emily Turner White of Nashville, Tenn., and Ann Sowell Harris of San Antonio, Texas; and three granddaughters.

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