Death Notices & Obituaries

Geoffrey Turnbull

TURNBULL Geoffrey MBE Elwick Village Passed away, surrounded by family, on July 23 at the age of 74. Geoff was a devout family man and beloved husband of Sandra, brother to Edith, father to Jacqueline, Darren, Nick and Catherine and treasured grandfather. Geoff was an extremely successful businessman and was a great man in the community who touched many lives, all of which felt the enthusiasm and passion in the way he lived his life. His love of horse racing brought him great joy and was also another area of his life in which he achieved great success. He will be sorely missed by all. Private funeral service and interment will be held on Saturday, August 1, 12 noon at St Peter's Church, Elwick. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to The Injured Jockeys Fund, c/o Anyone wishing to pay their respects, please adhere to social distance guidelines. Cortege will travel to GT Group, Whitehouse Business Park for 11.10am, passing North East Industrial Estate, Peterlee, through Horden, Blackhall and Castle Eden onto the A19, passing Elwick Stud at 11.40am, arriving through Elwick Village for 11.50am.



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