A native of Winchester, he was the son of the late Lewis Buford and Edith Naomi Bradford Turner.
He served God and his country as a minister, ordained in 1954, and as a brave Navy Veteran serving in WWII as a Gunners Mate.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Virginia Edens Turner in 2006.
Mr. Turner is survived by one son; Danny Eugene (Laura) Turner of Frederick, MD., one daughter; Regenia (Tony) Turner Rogers of Tullahoma, five grandchildren; Bradley Lynn (Julie) Rogers, Victoria Abigail (Keegan) Hartman, Justin Eugene (Shelley) Rogers, Virginia Ashley Turner, and Ian Ramsey Turner, three great grandchildren; Landyn Eugene Rogers, Jensen Eli Rogers, and Carson Lynn Rogers, four brothers; Robert Daniel Turner, Ira Morton Turner, Malcom Lee Turner, and Garland Richard Turner, and one sister; Wilma Naomi March.
Visitation with the family will be Friday, from 5:00PM until 8:00PM at the Tullahoma Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00AM in the Chapel of Tullahoma Funeral Home with Elder Mike Awalt officiating.
Burial, with military honors, will follow in Union Grove Cemetery in Franklin County.
Tullahoma Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Elder Buford