September 5, 1949 - March 15, 2021
Lou Gehrig Turner, 71, of 428 Burr Oak Road, Lynchburg died Monday, March 15, 2021 at his home. He was the husband of Marcia Corbett Turner for 45 years. He was born September 5, 1949 in Wytheville, a son of Theodore Roosevelt Turner, Jr. of Wytheville and the late Martha Elizabeth Arnold Turner. He was a member of Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Wytheville, a U.S. Navy veteran, and retired from Abbott Laboratories. In addition to his wife and father, he is survived by two daughters, Sarah Lou West and her fiancé, Cody Privette of Lynchburg and Tresia Ann Zarger and her husband, Rusty of Greensboro, NC; four brothers, Larry "Bull" Turner of Fort Chiswell, VA; Ted R. Turner, III and wife, Donna of Fort Chiswell, VA; Randy Turner and wife, Kathy of Ivanhoe, VA; Jamie Turner and wife, Cindi of Piney, VA; three sisters, Martha Sawyers of Fort Chiswell, VA; Deborah Woodward and husband, Jim of Piney, VA; Lynn Sonner and husband, Jimmy of Piney, VA; six grandchildren, Hannah, Jacob, and Shawna (of Sarah West) and Keira, Kennedy and Holden (of Tresia Zarger); and two brothers-in-law, Don and wife, Rocio Catalano of Stockton, CA and Gene Porter and wife, Pam of Roseville, CA. He was preceded in death by his mother, Martha, and his older brother, Danny. A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, March 21, 2021 at Mount Zion United Methodist Church, Wytheville by the Rev. Joe Carrico with military honors. The family suggests that those wishing to make memorials consider Altavista Area/Campbell County Habitat for Humanity, PO Box 232, Altavista, VA 24517, Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 110 Dungeon Spring Rd., Wytheville, VA 24382, or Piedmont Volleyball Club in memory of Lou Turner, 3500 Alamosa Dr., High Point, NC 27265. The family would like to thank Ted and Donna Turner for their support during this time. Finch and Finch Funeral and Cremation Service, Altavista is in charge of arrangements.
Lou Gehrig Turner, 71, of 428 Burr Oak Road, Lynchburg died Monday, March 15, 2021 at his home. He was the husband of Marcia Corbett Turner for 45 years. He was born September 5, 1949 in Wytheville, a son of Theodore Roosevelt Turner, Jr.... View Obituary & Service Information
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