Reaction to death of Columbus, Ga., philanthropist Bill Turner – Alabama News

Reaction to death of Columbus, Ga., philanthropist Bill Turner – Alabama News

Columbus businessman, civic leader and philanthropist Bill Turner had a long and lasting impact on his hometown.

Turner died Monday at 94.

The following are reactions to his passing:

‘An icon’

“Bill Turner was an icon in Columbus and beyond. He was a truly great man and a shining example of leadership, not for his sake, but for the sake of others. His inspiration will always be with us. Likewise, his imprint on our community will never be erased and we owe him a tremendous debt of gratitude for his willingness to help others in so many ways.”

Dan Amos, chairman, CEO, Aflac

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