Robert Daniel “R.D” Turner of Tullahoma, passed this life on Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at Lynchburg Nursing Center at the age of 82.
Mr. Turner was born in Franklin County to the late Lewis E.B. Turner and Edith Bradford Turner.
During his life he served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Turner was a Television Repairman with Turner and Son and was a former member of the Tullahoma Primitive Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Turner is preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Turner; three brothers, Eugene, James, and Ira Turner; three sisters, Judy Tipton, Elizabeth Turner, and Carrah Bell Arnold; and one grandson, Charles Roy Foreman Jr.
Mr. Turner is survived by two daughters, Judy Craven and her husband David of Saucier, Mississippi, and Mary Lynn Lyda and her husband Joe of Tullahoma; two sons, Roger Turner of Tullahoma, and Craig Turner and his wife Tammy of Friendsville, Tennessee; 11 grandchildren, Billy, Kenneth, Jonathan, Joseph, Aaron, Madison, Kaley, Michael, Brian, Tina, and Jason; six great-grandchildren, Brendon, Ava, Peyton, Lilly Ann, Brian Jr., and Elly; two brothers, Malcolm Turner and his wife Mary of Tullahoma, and Richard Turner and his wife Alice of Belvidere, Tennessee; and one sister, Naomi March and her husband Paul of Charleston, South Carolina.
Visitation for Mr. Turner will be held on Sunday, December 7th, 2014 from 4:00-7:00 pm at Kilgore Funeral Home.
A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, December 8th, 2014 at 10:00 am in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Joe Lyda officiating.
For those who wish, the family asks that donations be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, Virginia 22312.