Obit: Richard Turner

Obit: Richard Turner

August 20th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Richard Zane Turner, 80, of Hixson and formerly of Ringgold, Ga., passed away Friday, Aug. 17, 2012.Mr. Turner was born and raised in Chattanooga. He was a graduate of Chattanooga High School and a longtime member of Boynton United Methodist Church where he belonged to the Wesley Sunday School Class. He was also a retired electro mechanical engineer, member of Boynton Lions Club and a US Army Korean War Veteran.He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Joyce Lamberth.Surviving are his daughter, Carol (John) Dodd, of Hixson; granddaughter, Heidi (Tony) Pocase; sister, Dortha Elliot; and several nieces and nephews.Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at the funeral home.Funeral Services will be at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, at the funeral home with Rev. Brett De Hart officiating. Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.Those wishing to send memorial donations may send them to Stephen Ministry, C/O Boynton UMC, 4246 Boynton Drive, Ringgold, Georgia 30736.Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, and Florist. Please share your condolences at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.


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