Robert Turner
Robert Turner
  • June 16, 1939 - December 15, 2017
  • Holly Springs, North Carolina

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Robert "Bob" Turner, 78, of Holly Springs, died Friday, December 15, 2017 at his home in Holly Springs after his battle with dementia and terminal lung cancer.

Bob was born June 16, 1939 in Scotland County, NC to the late Robert and Grace Horne Turner. He served as district manager for A&P Tea Company, the largest grocery retailer in the United States for over 27 years before founding Blue Wing Courier, Inc. headquartered in Garner, NC.

He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Nell S. Turner; son, Robin B. Turner and wife, Carol; granddaughters, Alexandria and Gracyn Turner all of Raleigh.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Apex Funeral Home, 550 W. Williams St, Apex, NC 27502. A family graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Hillside Memorial Park in Laurinburg, NC.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Mark Graham and staff of Waverly Hematology and Oncology along with the team from Transitions LifeCare for their care and support.

Memorials may be made to Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Cr., Raleigh, NC 27607.

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