Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Roy Turner

Roy Turner of Fayetteville died Friday, January 26, 2018 at Duke University Hospital.

He was a member of Galatia Presbyterian Church where he served as Sunday school treasurer, church treasurer, deacon and elder.

He served in the U.S. Air Force, volunteered at Lake Rim Volunteer Fire Department and served on the Cumberland County Joint Planning Board.  He was a blood donor for more than 30 years. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Elsa Pollmann Turner of Fairfield, California and his parents-in-law, John McNatt and Mary Stewart Johnson Gillis of the Galatia Church community in Cumberland County.

He is survived by his wife, Jane Gillis Turner; his daughter, Mary Stewart Turner Mudryk, her husband Jason and their sons, Matthew, Andrew and John of Raleigh; his son Daniel Turner and his wife Jessica West Turner of Wilmington; his sister Juanita Turner Keranen and her husband, Roger, of Salem, South Carolina; and two nieces, Kristin Keranen of New York, New York, and Katherine Keranen of Atlanta, Georgia.

The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Galatia Presbyterian Church with the funeral following at 11, Pastor Brett Johnson officiating.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Galatia Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 8800 Galatia Church Road, Fayetteville, NC  28304.

Online condolences may be made at www.lafayettefh.com.