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Edward "Edd" Turner
February 12, 1938 ~ November 7, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Edward "Edd" Marshall Turner, 85, of Tompkinsville, KY passed away Tuesday, November 7th, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.
Edd was born in Tompkinsville, KY on February 12, 1938, a son of the late Blanche (Denham) and Levy B. Turner.
Edd married Carolyn Emmert Turner on May 6, 1956 in Rockbridge. Carolyn preceded him in death on November 20, 2015.
Edd worked as a mechanic and started at a early age, even before 16. He was a mechanic all throughout his life at various places. Before moving back to Tompkinsville, he worked at Chevrolet in Shelbyville, IN; after moving back home, he worked at Landrum Motors, the Ford garage in Grandview, Ford and Chrysler in Lafayette, TN, Ford in Tompkinsville and then worked fro himself for many years.
Edd enjoyed hunting, fishing, dryland fish hunting and raising a garden.
Edd is survived by two daughters, Karen York, and husband, Dale, of Albany, KY;
Sharon Grider, and husband, Teddy, of Tompkinsville, KY; three sons Tommy Turner, and wife, Wanda, of Tompkinsville, KY; Eddie Turner, and wife, Bonnie, of Gamaliel, KY and Kenny Turner, and wife, Carolyn, of Tompkinsville, KY; 5 grandchildren, Ashley Sheffield, and wife, Amanda, Laura Lee Whited, and husband, Chad, Jarred Grider, and wife, Jennifer, Taylor Grider White, and husband, Aaron, and Kelsey Turner; and 5 great grandchildren, Griffin Sheffield, Emery Whited,Ethan Whited, Liam White and Layla White.
Other than his wife, Carolyn Turner, and parents, Levy B. and Blanche Turner, brother, Virgil Turner, and four sisters, Ruby Stevens, Molene Rozell, Clairine Elkins, and Dorothy Newton.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 10th at Yokley Trible Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, KY, with burial to follow at Gamaliel Cemetery.
Visitation is Thursday, 4-8 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. until service time at 1:00 p.m. at Yokley Trible Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Edd's memory may be made to Gamaliel Cemetery.