Victor Junior Turner, 83, of Barnesville died Saturday, 2/23/2013 at the home of his daughter, Sharon Mirra, in Newark, OH, with whom he had been staying due to health. He was born 12/28/1929 in Bethesda, OH son of the late Victor C. and Vernena Mae (Jones) Turner.
Retiring in l992, Junior worked the majority of his life at the Barnesville Auto Supply in the machine shop, later becoming the store manager. He owned and operated Home Pizza from 1970 until selling the business in 1994. He was a Methodist by faith, was a member of the Barnesvlle Volunteer Fire Department for many years and enjoyed riding his motor cycles until giving it up at the age of 80.
He was preceded in death by a daughter Vernina Kay Turner Keyser Braniger; great grandson Jacob Gregory Miller; brother Everett Turner and a sister Louise Kildow. Surviving are his son Alan (Robyn) Turner; four daughters Linda (Gid) Edwards, Sharon (Travis) Mirra, Vicki (Mark) Allen and Karen (Bob) Wallace; sister Helen Boyd; seven grandchildren Angela Bennett (Greg) Miller, Greg (Heather) McCarthy, Chad (Kelly) Turner, Jason Eddy, Shawn Eddy, Ryan Keyser and Rachel Keyser; eight great grandchildren - Joseph and Jennifer Miller, Dalton Turner, Alyssa and Luke Eddy, Grant, Evan and Blake McCarthy; 13 step grandchildren and 20 step great grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by David and Debbie Bohandy, Diane James and their children and by his pet companion for the past several years, Teter.
Friends were received Tuesday, February 26 at Campbell Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut Street, Barnesville, OH, where servicies will be held at 1pm Wednesday with Pastor Rodney West officiating. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to: Hospice of Central Ohio or American Cancer Society