Terry Norman Turner, age 64, of Yankton, South Dakota, died on Sunday, August 3, 2014 as a result of an ATV accident.
Memorial services are 2:00 PM, on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton with Reverend Dani Jo Ninke officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Ernest-Bowyer VFW Post No. 791 and SDARNG. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, on Wednesday, August 6, at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton.
Terry was born November 30, 1949 in Parkston, South Dakota to Norman and Delores (Wittenhagen) Turner. He attended Scotland High School in Scotland, South Dakota and then enlisted in the United States Army where he served in the Vietnam War. Terry was a professional truck driver for nearly 30 years. He also worked for Sapa and was a deputy sheriff's officer in South Dakota. He married Judy Babel on January 25, 1986 and their son TJ was born soon after. Terry loved riding motorcycles and was a member of Shgualrof Motorcycle Club. He was an excellent welder and handyman who enjoyed rebuilding and working on his cars. Terry also enjoyed the outdoors where he loved hunting, fishing and riding horses.
Terry is survived by his two children, Kathy Wright and her husband, Anthony of Hernando, MS, and Travis "TJ" Turner and his wife, Katie Divine Turner of Omaha, NE; and four grandchildren: Taylor, Victoria, Amanda and Samuel Wright.
Terry was preceded in death by his father.
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So sorry to hear of the loss of your father. I remember him from when he would come in and have supper with you at Hyvee. He was a very nice man and a good father. I know you will miss him dearly and I am so sorry for you and your family.
So sorry to hear about Terry. Many years ago we enjoyed taking Motorcycle rides with him & Judy & enjoyed time at the Ice House. He will be dearly missed. Prayers to all of you.
Connie K. Luke (Mehlhaff)
So sorry for your loss. I always felt like Terry and TJ were a part of my family. We will certainly miss Terry being an active part of our lives.
Jean King Wildermuth
I am sorry to hear about the loss of your father. I sure have missed seeing him at the bank. He was a great man and will be missed.
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