Ronald D. Turner, 71, of Edgewater died Tuesday, December 28, 2010 with his wife by his side. Ron was born March 4, 1939 in Manchester, NH to Frederick J. and Laurette J. (Gelinas) Turner. He graduated from Raymond High School, Raymond, NH in 1958 and married Olive Reed on August 16, 1958. Ron joined the Air National Guard in April of 1957 and joined the United States Air Force in 1958 serving for 22 years and retired as Master Sergeant on July 31, 1980 at Grissom Air Force Base, IN. During his time in the service he served during the Vietnam War at U-Tapao, Thailand. He and his wife moved to Edgewater, FL in 1993. He enjoyed wood working and was a member of the Raymond High School Alumni Association and Hacienda Veteran’s Association. Ron is survived by his wife of 52 years, Olive; devoted children, Ronald D. Turner, Jr. and Roxanne D. Warthen; adored grandchildren, Jacob and Camryn Turner and Jay Warthen, II; and two brothers, James and Richard Turner.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to be made to the Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL 32128 or Hacienda Veteran’s Association, 287 Club Rio Drive, Edgewater, 32141.
Private family services to be held
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA