John started his own private practice in Belleville, IL, and worked as an attorney for over 40 years. Being a lawyer was his passion. He loved spending time with his mother and thoroughly enjoyed raising all his cats.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel R. and Elizabeth M., nee Hartbauer, Turner; and a brother-in-law, Bradley Woods.
He is survived by his sister, Nancy, nee Turner, Woods.
Memorials may be made to Stray Rescue of St. Louis. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Cremation services were held.