OBITUARY

LTC Thomas E. Turner U.S. Army, Retired

October 5, 1934April 13, 2019

LTC. Thomas E. Turner, U.S. Army retired, age 84, passed away April 13, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born October 5, 1934 in Macon, Georgia to Thomas E. and Nelle (Johnson) Turner, Jr. He graduated Lanier High School in 1952 and Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina in 1956. He earned his Master’s Degree at Webster University in 1980. LTC. Turner entered the U.S. Army as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1957 and served in Italy, Korea, Vietnam and various stateside locations retiring in 1983. He received numerous awards during his military career including the Bronze Star Medal, the Army Commendation Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal. He was a retired schoolteacher having taught at Garner Middle School and Roosevelt High School. He retired from H & R Block in 2010. He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Brett Turner in 1988. Survivors include his wife Patricia Turner; daughters, Toni Lunsford, Ginny Chandler, and Laura Moore; son, Glenn Patterson; 8 grandchildren. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, April 22, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Mark The Evangelist Catholic Church, 1602 Thousand Oaks, San Antonio, TX 78232. Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with military honors. In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Wounded Warriors Project at https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/. Please sign the guestbook at www.colonialuniversal.com.

  • FAMILY

  • He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Brett Turner in 1988. Survivors include his wife Patricia Turner; daughters, Toni Lunsford, Ginny Chandler, and Laura Moore; son, Glenn Patterson; 8 grandchildren.

Services

  • Funeral Mass Monday, April 22, 2019
  • Interment Monday, April 22, 2019
REMEMBERING

LTC Thomas E. Turner U.S. Army, Retired

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Tammy Isabel

April 22, 2019

I was fortunate enough to share my life with Tom & his wonderful family. There are so many memories that I cherish & will always hold close to my heart. My thoughts & prayers are with Pat & family during this difficult time. Rest In Peace LTC Tom Turner.

Liz Chandler

April 22, 2019

Carry On Sir. Miss you

Laura Moore

April 17, 2019

“Dad, table’s on fire. “

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY