Funeral services will be held at noon, Friday, March 21, 2014, in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Danny Ray Turpin, 40, of Gainesville. Mr. Turpin passed away Sunday. The family will receive friends Thursday at the Funeral Home from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Mr. Turpin was a lifelong resident of Hall County and is the son of Luther Eugene Turpin and Mary Ann Stow Turpin. He was self-employed in the scrap metal business. He was preceded in death by his father, Luther Eugene Turpin.
Survivors are wife Liz Martin Turpin, Gainesville; mother Ann Turpin, Gainesville; children Dwight Smith Jr., Clermont, Donnie, Christopher, Jeff, Chasity and Deborah Smith, all of Gainesville; brothers Ricky Turpin, Gainesville, Curtis D. Turpin, Toccoa; sister, Patty Dunson of Dahlonega; grandchildren, Danny Ray, Blake, Elijah, Eugene Lucas, Jace, Alexis and Ashton Smith; and a number of other relatives.
Wards Funeral Home, 758 Main St., Gainesville, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences to wardsfh.com.