Carson Turner Sr.


ARDEN - Carson Stephen "Steve" Turner, 58, passed away Tuesday December 11, 2012.

A native of Russellville, AL, he was the son of Geneva Mattie Strickland Turner of Collierville, TN and the late Carson Samuel Turner.

Steve served in Vietnam for the United States Navy, and worked for Appletree Honda.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Debra Triplett Turner of the home; sons, Carson Stephen Turner, Jr of Memphis, TN and Jason McDaris of Asheville, NC; sisters, Rhonda Gillenwater and Rita Rozman both of Memphis, TN; and three grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM Saturday December 15, 2012 at Victory Fellowship, 450 Aiken Road, Weaverville, NC 28787, with Sonia Burleson officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior.

Steve Turner was a loving, caring, and joyous man that touched the life of everyone he met. He will be celebrated and missed by his loving family.

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Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times from Dec. 14 to Dec. 15, 2012