OBITUARY

James David "Turk" Turner

September 9, 1929February 4, 2021

James David "Turk" Turner, 91, of North Bost Street Statesville, NC, transitioned into eternal life on February 4, 2021 at Iredell Memorial Hospital.

Born in Elmwood, on September 9, 1929, he was the son of the late Roy Turner and Marie Stockton Turner Hill.

He was also preceded in death by brothers, John Turner, Fred Turner, Charles Turner, Harry Turner, Gene Turner and William Joe Hill and one granddaughter, Quatina Ronai Meredith.

He retired from Amtrak Railroad and was a loyal member of Mt. Zion COGIC. He loved singing and praising God; enjoyed sitting on the porch an waving at people passing by. He enjoyed yard work and most of all, he loved his family.

He leaves to mourn his memory are his loving wife of 58 years, Gwendolyn Turner; children, James E. Maxwell, Shana Campbell and William P. Maxwell, all of HBG, Pa., Cynthia (Aubrey) Beverly of King George, VA., Kimberly Turner of HBG, Pa and Sherri L. Meredith of Statesville, NC.

He leaves his grandchildren, Latoya N. Maxwell, Rickeda N. Venable, Marcus A. Maxwell, Mych Smith, Shinay Griffin, Natisha and Natasha Brown, Jonaya L. Meredith, Tavon Beverly and Lakeshia Howard; great-grand, Chardonnay N. Eastman; two sisters-in-law, Gladys Hill Allen and Beatrice (Craig) Dalton of Augusta, Ga.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

Mr. Turner will lie in state Tuesday, February 9, 2021 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 11:00am at Belmont Cemetery. Please respect others by wearing a mask and observing social distancing.

Condolences may be left at www.bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Turner family.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Timothy Black
  • James Maxwell
  • Aubrey Beverly
  • Cory Dalton
  • Ivory Dalton
  • Geoffrey Oliver II

Services

  • Lie In State

    Tuesday, February 9, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Memories

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Sherry and Dan Harris

February 8, 2021

We will miss Mr. Turner's waves as he sat on his front porch. They were the highlight of many of our days! Rest in peace sweet neighbor.

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