Thomas Wilson "Tommy" Turner
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Mr. Thomas "Tommy" Wilson Turner, 66, of Huntersville, NC, died Friday, July 4, 2003 at his residence. Tommy was born February 21, 1937, a son of the late Withers Wilson Turner in Charlotte, NC.
Mr. Turner is survived by his wife of forty-six years, Mrs. Bonnie Blue Turner of the home; daughter, Delana Snead and husband Charlie of Monroe, NC; sister, Janet Ratterree of Charlotte; and two grandchildren, Neil Thomas Rappe and Lauren Michelle Rappe, both of Monroe, NC.
Tommy had a life long career in racing, building high performance engines for NASCAR and other racing venues. Mr. Turner was well known in the racing industry for his ability to construct the finest of racing engines. He was an avid golfer and was a member of Carolina Golf and Country Club in Charlotte. Tommy was very fond of Classic Cars, especially '57 Chevys and had a few of his own.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, July 7, 2003 at Independence Hill Baptist Church in Huntersville, NC, with the Rev. Todd Marlin officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn West Cemetery in Charlotte, NC. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Raymer Funeral Home in Huntersville, NC.
Memorials may be made to Independence Hill Baptist Church, c/o "Hearts and Hammers Fund", 10220 Eastfield Road, Huntersville, NC 28078.
Raymer Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the Turner Family.
Published in Charlotte Observer on Jul. 6, 2003.
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July 13, 2003
SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOST. USE TO LIVE OFF STATEVILLE RD. WENT TO NEVINS SCHOOL. YOU KNOW WHO LONG AGO THAT WAS!
sandra hailey nolen
July 8, 2003
Grady Barnes
July 7, 2003
So sorry for your loss, Tommy will be missed.

Jayski
Jay Adamczyk
July 7, 2003
hi dee,
i know how much you loved & admired your dad,& i'm very sorry to hear of his passing. you, & yours, will be in my thoughts & prayers., pat
patrick payne
July 7, 2003
Our prayers and sympathy are with you and your family.
Mitchell & Judy Barnes
July 7, 2003
My deepest sympathies.
Tommy was a special person and will be missed. God's peace be with you.
Elbert Hull
July 7, 2003
my deepest sympathy in this difficult time. i'll be thinking of you all. dee, please email. we love you.
deana lyon
July 6, 2003
Our prayers and thoughts are with you during these trying times.
Steve Edens
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