Junior P. Turner, 78, of Mt. Holly passed away peacefully on August 11, 2015 at the Robin Johnson House in Dallas. Mr. Turner was born in Tryon, NC on May 30, 1937 to the late Eulis Turner and Mary Edith Swainey Turner. He was a loving family man, enjoying fishing and playing cards and was retired from the Textile Industry.
Funeral services to celebrate Junior`s life will be held at 2:00 PM Friday Aug. 14 at Benson Funeral Services Chapel, Mt. Holly with Rev. Wade Foster officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery in Mt. Holly. Pallbearers will be William Turner, Keith Turner, Seth Jackson, D.J. Lewis, Jake Barnes, Joey Bumgardner and also Tim Brown.
Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Shirley Dameron Turner. Children, William Turner and wife Angie of Gastonia, Rita LaFollette of Mt. Holly, Karen Bumgardner of Stanley and Keith Turner and his wife Betty of Mt. Holly. 3 sisters, Kay McSwain, Gail Pritchard and Mary Ellen Turner and a brother, Doug Turner and wife Sandra. 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.