Derek Ryan Turner

  • "Miss you forever, Derek Turner. You are always on my mind...."
  • "As Christmas 2012 nears . . . our thoughts and love are..."
  • "D. I love you like a brother. You are so very special...."
    - Carrie Brooks
  • "I know you were watching over us all this Saturday, Derek,..."
  • "Today is Derek Ryan Turner Day at Civic Stadium in..."
    - Coach Young

May 25, 1986 - December 23, 2010 It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of our Derek Ryan Turner, 24, of Bellingham, WA, on December 23, 2010. Derek was born, May 25, 1986 in Panorama City, California to his loving mother, Patti Jo Turner. He was preceded in death by his in mother in 1997 and grandparents, Lydia Turner in 2010, Cleo Turner in 2002, Sue Parberry in 2004 and Louis Parberry in 2008. He is survived by his Aunt, Mary Turner-Ross of Nanaimo, BC, Canada, along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and family members. Derek grew up in Bellingham and lived there for most of his life. He was attending Whatcom Community College pursuing his AAS degree in order to attend WWU and major in Business. Derek was passionate about working out in the gym and staying fit. He also enjoyed football, snow boarding at Mt. Baker, making music, and hanging out with his many friends. Derek was a beloved nephew, grandchild and friend to many. He was devoted to family and no matter how difficult things could get - he would be there when we needed him. *We will always remember you, Derek Ryan, and until we meet again, rest in peace our sweet boy.* A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, December 31, 2010 at 12:00 PM at Moles-Greenacres Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to Bellingham Blitz Football, You may share your thoughts and memories of Derek in the online guest book at Moles-Greenacres Funeral Home, Memorial Park and On-site Crematory

Published in Bellingham Herald from Dec. 28 to Dec. 30, 2010
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