Bobbie Lee Turner
- May 20, 1927 - July 19, 2012
- Russellville, Arkansas
of Bobbie's Passing
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“I worked for Bob at Wms-Lowrey Clinic in 1982-83. I believe he was one of the best bosses I have ever had. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. ...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Pat Cooper - Russellville, AR
“From growing up at Central Pres to seeing your Dad at work at Williams-Lowery then traveling with your Mom and Dad on our Vintage trips, your Dad was...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Brenda O. Harrison - Russellville, AR
“Several years ago I lived across the street from Bobbie and his family. I always thought a lot of them. They were very good neighbors. I was...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Carl Bruns - Van Buren, AR
“I remember Bobbie thru the years as he would come home to visit,he was always a pleasant fun loving man who seemed to enjoy life w/his family.He was...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Hill Alexander - Van Buren, AR
“I have very happy memories of spending time at Uncle Bob and Aunt Jeanne's house on the golf course! He was a good man. My thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Ally Hunkins - Apple Valley, MN
“My heart goes out to you all during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
6 of 12 | Posted by: Amanda Lewis
“I was Bobbie's barber and friend for over nine years.
7 of 12 | Posted by: Alfred Marruffo - Russellville, AR
“Dr. Turner, and family I am very sorry to hare about your dad. Please know that you are in my prayers. Your dad was always so pleasant. I can...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Mae Gilbert - Friend
You know how much I liked your father. He always had a smile on his face and a story everytie I was around him. I know you and your...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Craig Carruth - Stillwater, OK
“Dear Findley and Raye,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. The pain of losing a parent runs deep and lasts for a season, but it does get better. ...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: joe cloud - russellville, AR
“Findley & Raye - I wss so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. My heart goes out to you knowing what you've gone through. It's never easy to lose a...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Val Fisher - Dover, AR
“Finely, I was so sorry to hear about your dad...Please let me know if there is anythng I can do for you and Raye..You and your family will be in my...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Jim Kelley - Russellville, AR
Bobbie Lee Turner, 85, of Russellville, died Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was born May 20, 1927, at Van Buren, Arkansas, to Troy Lee and Nestor Fort Matlock Turner, and was the youngest of six siblings. Although he lost his father when he was only 4 years old, Bob always felt blessed with a strong and loving mother, 4 big brothers and a sister.
Bob served in World War II, then in the Korean Conflict, spending a year in Korea with the CID. He graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1956, with a degree in accounting. In Russellville he was controller of Arkansas Valley Industries, then for 28 years he was accounting manager of Williams-Lowrey Clinic.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers, Kenneth, Leroy and Zack Weston, and his sister, Wanda Van Horn.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Jeanie Turner; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Dr. Finley and Raye Turner of Russellville, Stephen and Bonnie Turner of Fayetteville, and Marc Turner of Springdale; a brother and sister-in-law, Finley and Evelyn Turner of Fort Smith; 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
The memorial service will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at Central Presbyterian Church, officiated by the Rev. Brian Brock by Shinn Funeral Service. Burial in the National Cemetery at Fort Smith will be private.
The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall.
Memorials may be made to Central Presbyterian Church, 400 West Main Street, Russellville, Arkansas 72801; or to a charity of the donor's choice.