Kenneth Turner Sr., 65, of Wellington, died Sunday, July 14, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born January 6, 1948 in Chaffee, Missouri, to the late Herschel “Pete” and Geraldine (nee Chapman) Turner and moved to the Wellington area in the mid 1950’s.
Kenneth graduated from Wellington High School and went on to proudly serve in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Kenneth worked as a carpenter and he truly enjoyed working with wood. He was a member of the Wellington VFW Post 6941 and Wellington Eagles 2051. Kenneth also enjoyed hunting for morel mushrooms.
Kenneth is survived by his wife of 33 years, Vicki (nee Magers); children, Tabetha Lynne Patton of Elyria, Kenneth Ray Turner, Jr. of Brighton and Ashley Jane Turner of Ottawa; grandchildren, Corey, Tiara, Kenny III, Marissa and Tiffany; and a sister, Irma (Robert) Wertz of Mt. Gilead.
He was preceded in death by his siblings, Shirley Warrens, Robert and Ronald Turner.
Friends and family will be received Wednesday, July 17, 2013 from 4 to 8 P.M. at Norton-Eastman Funeral Home, 370 South Main Street, Wellington, where service will be held Thursday, July 18, 2013, beginning at 12 Noon, with Rev. Danny Wright officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Wellington.