9/15/2019 4:32:00 PM Ralph Bruce Turner June 4, 1947 - September 14, 2019
LINCOLNTON, N.C. - Mr. Ralph Bruce Turner, 72, passed away on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at his residence.
Ralph was born on June 4, 1947 in Burke County, N.C. a son of the late Dewey E. Turner and Elsie Lingerfelt Turner Saucier. He was retired from Duke Power Transmission Line Division. Ralph was a member of Bethpage Lutheran Church of Lincolnton where he served in various capacities including, church council, security team and cemetery committee. He also had a concern for his neighbors by helping them and keeping watch on them all. Ralph was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of the Big Cedar Hunt Club.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Willis Turner of the home; a son, Mike Turner and wife Suzanne of Vale; a daughter, Christy Turner Cochrane and husband Jim of Vale; four grandchildren, Hunter Turner, Hannah Turner, Bailey Thomas and Lillie Thomas; and a sister, Gail Thomas of Charlotte.
Visitation will be on Monday, September 16, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Bethphage Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall and at other times the family will be at the home.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Bethphage Lutheran Church with Pastor Fred Mitschke officiating.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Bethphage Lutheran Church, 3440 Hwy. 182, Lincolnton, NC 28092 or to Hospice of Lincoln County, 900 Dontia Drive, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Cherryville, N.C. is serving the Turner family.