TIMOTHY "TIM" NILES TURNER Timothy (Tim) Niles Turner, 68, of Wilmington, went to be with the Lord February 15, 2014. He was born June 25, 1945 in Charlotte to the late Rev. Clinton and Joyce Turner. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Bland Turner and many aunts and uncles. Tim graduated from Burgaw High School and attended Chowan College. He was a proud veteran of the US Navy as a Seabee serving two tours in Vietnam. He earned the rank of 3rd class petty officer. He retired from Bellsouth after 27 years of service. Tim was a lifelong Christian who loved the Lord. He was a member of Masonboro Baptist Church for many years and a member of the Issues Sunday School class. He was also a member of the VFW, St. John's Lodge #1, Telephone Pioneers and a life member of CWA. He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Susan Ambrose Turner; daughter, Tina Marie Turner Moore; grandson, Colton Moore; mother-in-law, Blanche Ambrose, of the home; cousins, Larry Smith (Barbara), Patrick Smith (Trish) and Beverly Plant (Howard); sister-in-law, Gayle Turner and son Corey Turner; brother-in-law, Peter Ambrose (Vicki) and son Steven Ambrose (Karen) and their children, Trinity, Sean and Alyssa; brother-in-law, Wallace Ambrose (Jeannie) and daughter Ellen; and many other family and special friends. The family will receive friends from 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, February 20, 2014, followed by a funeral service at 1:00pm at Coble Ward-Smith, Oleander Chapel. Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Shallotte. Services will be officiated by Dr. Gordon Wright and Pastor Larry Knowles. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312, Masonboro Baptist Church Building Fund, 1501 Beasley Rd, Wilmington, NC 28409 or Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1406 Physicians Dr, Wilmington, NC 28401. The staff of Coble Ward-Smith is honored to serve the family of Timothy Niles Turner.
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Feb. 17 to Feb. 19, 2014