John David Turpin

May 28, 1977 ~ December 23, 2023 (age 46) 46 Years Old

John Turpin Obituary

John David Turpin, age 46, of Lakemont, Georgia, passed away on December 23, 2023.

John was born in Rabun County on May 28, 1977 to the late Thomas Luther Turpin and Sara Judy Gipson Turpin.

John enjoyed camping, riding side-by-sides, and Ford trucks. He also liked to spend time with his life companion, Jennifer Benning, as well as “making dirt look good”. John loved his grandchildren and loved spending time with them and spending time with his only daughter and son-in-law. He always had fun watching them play sports and watching the dawgs, he also enjoyed spending time in his new home, front porch sitting with family and friends, and grilling with his brothers. John enjoyed having lunch at his favorite Mexican restaurant and riding around with Jen, listening to their favorite songs. He also enjoyed his South Carolina work family and how he made his living.

In addition to his father, John is preceded in death by his grandparents, Jess and Mildred Turpin, and grandparents, John and Edith Gipson.

John is survived by his life companion, Jennifer Benning; mother, Judy Turpin; daughter, Jessi Brown (Jeff); grandmother, Betty McCrackin; brothers, Brad Turpin (Cindy), Cole Turpin; grandchildren, Madison and Hunter; nephews, Brady Turpin, Will Turpin; niece, Haleigh Turpin; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and loving friends.

A visitation will be held 11:00am-2:00pm on Thursday, December 28, 2023 at Beck Funeral Home. A service will be held after visitation at 2:00pm in the Beck Funeral Home Chapel with interment following at Camp Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Beck Funeral Home to help in covering final expenses for John.

Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Georgia, is in charge of the arrangements and is honored to serve the family of John David Turpin. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at

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December 28, 2023

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Beck Funeral Home
898 Hwy 441 South
Clayton, GA 30525

Funeral Service
December 28, 2023

2:00 PM
Beck Funeral Home Chapel
898 Hwy 441 South
Clayton, GA 30525

Interment following funeral service
December 28, 2023

Camp Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
4365 Camp Creek Road
Lakemont, Georgia 30552


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