Walter Ray Turner, age 73, resident of the Burrowtown Community and husband of Linda Ervin Turner, departed this life Thursday evening, November 17, 2022 at his home.
Walter was born March 14, 1949 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, the son of the late Walter F. Turner and Rachel Kelling Turner. He was employed as a supervisor at Memphis Light, Gas & Water for many years before his retirement. Mr. Turner loved collecting antique tractors, old gas station signs and gas station pumps. He enjoyed going to tractor shows and traveling.
Mr. Turner is survived by his wife of 40 years, Linda Turner; his brother, Mike Turner (Lavada); two brothers-in-law, Randy Ervin and Keith Ervin; and two nieces, Detra and Zowie.
Memorial Services for Mr. Turner were held at 2 P.M. Sunday, November 20, 2022 at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland with Bro. Jay Errell officiating.
The family requests that memorials be directed to St. Jude Memorial Giving, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or the Memphis Chapter of the American Cancer Society, 5101 Wheelis Drive, Suite 100, Memphis, TN 38117.