The Life of Frank Turner

Frank Turner Jr.

Frank Turner Jr. went home to be with Jesus peacefully after a short illness, surrounded by his family, August 31, 2014 at Akron Summa Hospital.

He was born in Akron, Ohio December 6, 1957 to Haydee and Frank Turner Sr. He attended Akron Public Schools and graduated from Garfield High School in 1976.

Frank loved sports and was involved with wrestling, weightlifting, and football was his favorite. He served in the U.S. Army after graduation and worked at various factory jobs.

Frank was a friendly person and will be missed by all who knew him. He touched many lives. He loved children and they loved him. He also loved cars and made a statement as a child growing up that he was just going to drive Cadillacs, and he did.

Frank was preceded in death by grandparents, Beulah and Arthur Stafford, and Lizzie and Elliott Turner; uncles, Marvin Jones, Johnny Stafford, Arthur Stafford, Jacob Jackson, Emmett Stewart, and James Arnold; and aunt, Marie Jackson.

He leaves to cherish his memory, mother, Haydee Turner of Akron, Ohio; father, Frank Turner of Detroit, Mich.; daughter, Camella Mitchell (Jason); two grandchildren, all of Atlanta, Ga.; aunts, Mary Conwell (Fred), Dorothy Arnold, LaVada Jones, Syreeta Stewart, and Sandra Miller (Richard); and a host of cousins, other relatives and many friends.

Service will be held Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Stewart & Calhoun Funeral Home, 529 W. Thornton St., Akron, OH 44307, Eld. Robert DeJournett eulogizing. Interment at Mt. Peace Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of service. Procession will form and condolences may be sent to 1546 White Ave., Akron, OH 44307.

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