William R. Turner, 70

-MARCH 19, 2011

March 21, 2011

William Ray Turner, 70, of 51 Madison Ave., Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, March 19, 2011, at his home.

Born in Jugtown, Md., he was the son of the late Thomas L. Turner Sr. and Lottie A. Rickard Turner.

He was preceded in death by his life partner, Viola Burger.

He was previously employed with Flameless Heating and Turner Transportation.

He is survived by a daughter, Patricia Henderson of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; two sisters, Iona Alexander of Waynesboro and Gladys Dawson of Hagerstown; a brother, George Turner of Hagerstown; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Lana Hawn; brother, Thomas L. Turner Jr.; and his stepmother, Frances Turner.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Leroy Jackson will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m.

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