John David Turpin, Jr., age 16, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis.

He was born August 17, 2000 in Perryville, MO.

Loving survivors include his parents John and Soona Turpin Sr. of Jackson; six siblings, Matthew, Aaron, and Eric Soto, Token Turpin, Brittany and Christina Davis; and paternal grandparents Frank and Verna Turpin of Old Appleton, MO.

John was a student at Oak Ridge High School. He loved and enjoyed playing basketball.

Visitation will be Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 1:00-2:00 pm at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. A memorial service will start at 2:00 pm with Rev. Don Estes, officiating.

Memorials may be made to the church or charity of Donor’s choice.

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