December 2, 1943 - February 20, 2022
James William “J.W.” Turner, age 78, of Elizabethton, Tennessee went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 20, 2022 at his residence. J.W. was born in Akron, Ohio to the late Clayton and Rose Grace Allshouse. In addition to his parents, J.W. was also preceded in death by his first wife, Diane Turner, his second wife, Beth Turner, two daughters, Lynney Workman and Christina Phillips, a sister, Alice Charlton and a brother, Teddy Turner. J.W. had worked as a long haul trucker for over 35 years and he loved to fish. J.W. could often be seen around town just walking and enjoying the outdoors and he always had a story to tell about his travels all over the country. J.W. loved driving his “big rig” and riding his motorcycle. Those left to cherish his memory include his daughters, Diane (Randy) Hill of Roan Mountain, TN, Rose Dunn of Akron, OH, Julie Vanzile of AZ and Mary Turner of Akron, OH; his sons, James Turner Jr (Tina) of TX, James Turner II of AZ and James Turner III of AZ; nineteen grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; one brother, Clayton Allshouse of Akron, OH; several nieces and nephews and his very special little companion, Little Harley. A service to honor J.W.’s life will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Thursday, February 24, 2022 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel prior to the service on Thursday. The graveside service will be conducted in Rose Hill Cemetery in Akron, Ohio with pallbearers selected from family. The family would like to especially thank the doctors, nurses and staff of Amedysis Hospice for the exceptional and loving care given to J.W. during his illness. Words of comfort can be sent to the family through our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home-Riverside Chapel, 211 North Riverside, Elizabethton, TN 37643 (423) 542-2232 is honored to serve the family of J.W. Turner.
James William “J.W.” Turner, age 78, of Elizabethton, Tennessee went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 20, 2022 at his residence. J.W. was born in Akron, Ohio to the late Clayton and Rose Grace Allshouse. In addition to his... View Obituary & Service Information
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