Walter R. Turner

Walter R. Turner
1949 – 2022

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Walter Ray Turner, age 73, resident of the Burrowtown
Community and husband of Linda Ervin Turner, departed this life
Thursday evening, November 17, 2022 at his home.
Walter was born March 14, 1949 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, the
son of the late Walter F. Turner and Rachel Kelling Turner. He
was employed as a supervisor at Memphis Light, Gas & Water for
many years before his retirement. Mr. Turner loved collecting
antique tractors, old gas station signs and gas station pumps. He
enjoyed going to tractor shows and traveling.
Mr. Turner is survived by his wife of 40 years, Linda Turner; his
brother, Mike Turner (Lavada); two brothers-in-law, Randy Ervin
and Keith Ervin; and two nieces, Detra and Zowie.
A visitation for Mr. Turner will be from 1 until 2 P.M. Sunday,
November 20, 2022 at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at
Oakland. Memorial Services will be at 2 P.M. Sunday, November
22, 2022 at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland with
Bro. Jay Errell officiating.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorials be directed
to St. Jude Memorial Giving, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN
38105-9959 or the Memphis Chapter of the American Cancer
Society, 5101 Wheelis Drive, Suite 100, Memphis, TN 38117.
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