Roy Gene Turner, Sr.



LANCASTER, SC - Mr. Roy Gene Turner, Sr., age 89, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Lancaster Convalescent Center. He was born July 7, 1929, the son of the late Claud Hyatt Turner and Sue Jones Turner and is the husband of the late Johnsie Vincent Turner. Mr. Turner was a charter member of the Fort Lawn Volunteer Fire Department and Chairman of the Elmwood Cemetery Committee. He was an active member of Fort Lawn Baptist Church where he was a Deacon, Trustee and Sunday School teacher.

Mr. Turner is survived by his son, Roy Gene Turner, Jr. and his wife, Kerry of Fort Lawn, SC; his daughter, Sabrina Turner Cauthen and her husband, Robert of Fort Lawn, SC; three grandchildren, Mary Briana Horne, Joseph Gene Turner, and Michael Wade Turner; and a great grandson, Christopher Wade Turner.

Mr. Turner was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Johnsie Turner; his parents; and two sisters, Louise Turner Burgdorf and Claudia Turner Corbett.

The Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Mr. Turner will be 3:00 pm Sunday, December 9, 2018 at Fort Lawn Baptist Church, 5742 Church Street, Fort Lawn, SC by Dr. Ted Hodges. The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fort Lawn Baptist Church, PO Box 250, Fort Lawn, SC 29714 or Elmwood Cemetery, PO Box 54, Fort Lawn, SC 29714.