He was married to Cloetell Copas Turner on February 28, 1955. Mr. Turner was a member of Harmony Baptist Church, a U.S. Army Veteran and was retired from Roy Anderson Lumber Co.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Jackie Trivett; brothers, William Rex Turner, Eugene Turner and sisters, Margaret Veach and Ceba Lee Turner.
Including his wife, he is survived by son, Steve Turner of Red Boiling Springs; daughters, Brenda Trivett of Tompkinsville, Linda Gayle Carter of Cave City; brothers, Jimmy Turner of Gamaliel, Roy Turner of Scottsville, Roger Turner of Gamaliel; sisters, Elizabeth Burnette of Louisville, Dean Turner of Gamaliel, Darlene Wheat of Tompkinsville, Mary Turner of Gamaliel, 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 5, 2008 from Isenberg Cemetery with Bro. Doug Copass and Bro. Gary Emberton officiating.