Robert Cecil “Bobby” Turner, Sr.

Published 9:12 am Tuesday, September 20, 2011

COLERAIN – Robert Cecil “Bobby” Turner, Sr. of Eugene Freeman Road, Colerain, NC, died Sunday, September 18, 2011 at Roanoke Chowan Hospital.

He was born in Bertie County on July 12, 1929 to the late Raleigh Clarence “RC” and Mary Askew Turner.  He was predeceased by his brothers, Leroy and Alfred Benton Turner; and his sister, Murrell Holloman Turner; and his great granddaughter, Kyla McKay Turner.

He was a self employed farmer, a member of the Ruritans and member of Askewville Assembly of God.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 22, 2011 at Walker Funeral Home Chapel in Windsor with the Rev. Darrell McClarien officiating.  Burial will follow in Perry-White Cemetery, Hwy 17N, Merry Hill, NC.  The family will receive friends from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at Walker Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife, Edna Perry Turner; his sons, Michael and wife, Carolyn, of Suffolk, VA, and Robert C. Turner, Jr., of Colerain; his daughter, Brenda Turner of Lakeland, FL; grandchildren, Dallas Arron Turner, Christy Nikki Turner, Stephanie Blacknall and Mickey Turner; and great grandchildren, Mickaylee Turner and Logan Turner.

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Walker Funeral Home of Windsor is serving the Turner family.