As the result of Covid-19 , on March 31st, 2020, after two weeks of illness, Clancy E. Turnbow was suddenly and sadly taken away from his son, wife and family members. The Clancy Turnbow Foundation will provide financial assistance to families that have suffered the death of a parent of minor children due to COVID-19.
A percentage of money from each coverlet sold will benefit the Clancy Turnbow Foundation. The Families that have suffered death of a spouse and children's parent due to COVID-19 will need financial assistance during the pandemic and after.
Clancy E. Turnbow Sr. graduated from South Shore High School, Malcolm X College and Coyne Institute in Chicago. Love of family, maintaining and supporting friends and was the mainstay of Clancy’s life. Many of his co-workers became like family, he nurtured and valued relationships. He worked l on the South Side of Chicago.. He attended Chicago City Colleges and Coyne Institute also in Chicago. His love of baseball and football began as a youngster and continued throughout his life. House music had an undeniable place in his fun times.
As an electrical parts salesman, for over 19 years. His work ethic spoke for itself. He was recognized by his employer at Advance Electrical Company where he was employed for 17 years as an extremely knowledgeable, dependable and exceptional employee who went the extra mile to do more he was paid or expected to do. This reputation continued at Brook Electrical Company.
Clancy often shared that the most important event in his life was the birth of his name son Clancy. “Little Clancy” was indelibly stamped on his heart and in his being. As a dad, one of his greatest gifts was his undeniable willingness to always be present to provide support. Providing a quality education was a must. ‘Little Clancy ' transferred to attend Morgan Park Academy in his Sophomore year. He thrived in his new school environment and began to excel in mathematics and other academic subjects. He, like his dad, enjoys sports. To Clancy Sr, family also meant being present and cheering at all of his son’s basketball and baseball games. Communication, talking and sharing ideas with his son was always a must. Academic excellence in preparation for his son’s college education had begun. Visits to colleges had began and “Little Clancy” exhibited his excitement as he toured college campuses with the family.