Mr. Carroll Linvel Turner, age 77, of Temple passed away on Sunday, December 19, 2021. He was born in Ranburne, Alabama on Friday, January 21, 1944. Mr. Turner was the son of the late, Limuel “Bo” Turner and the late, Maybelle (Whitman) Turner. In addition to his parents, Mr. Turner is preceded in death by his loving wife, Alice “Ruth” (Smith) Turner; one brother, Charles Turner; one sister, Teresa Henderson and by one grandson, Joshua Seth Turner.
Mr. Turner made a career working as a Mechanic for Ford Motor Company as well as owning and operating Temple Auto Service. His career was highlighted by his devotion to his work and to his customers. It was said “That anyone in Temple, who owned a car, knew Carroll Turner”. Mr. Turner was a wonderful husband and daddy, who loved his family. He always made it a point to be present at any athletic events and activities that his family was involved in. Mr. Turner will be remembered by his family for all his “Paw Paw-isms” and kindly by anyone who has ever traveled down Rainey Road as the “Waving Man”.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Jenny Turner of Dallas; his son and daughter-in-law, Joel and Tangie Johnson of Acworth; his daughter and son-in-law, Gina and Timothy Murray of Olney, Maryland; his daughter, Lisa Kilgore of Talking Rock; his brother, Greg Turner of Bowdon; his sister and brother-in-law, Sharlot and Sam Anders of Lithia Springs; his sister and brother-in-law, Sherry and David Pate of Bowdon; nine grandchildren, Jonathan Kilgore, Avery and his wife Maddie Turner, Kalen Murray, Logan Kilgore, Griffin Murray, Kade Turner, Cambren Myers, Gracie Turner, Josie Turner and a number of other relatives and many loving friends.
The family will receive guests at the funeral home on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 from 6P.M. until 9P.M.
In accordance with Mr. Turner’s wishes, he will be cremated following the visitation.
For anyone who is unable to attend the night visitation, Mr. Turner will lie in state in our chapel on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 from 11A.M. until 5P.M. (The family will be present during the 6P.M-9P.M. hours)
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Mr. Carroll Turner’s memory to the Agape Hospice Care Foundation at P.O. Box 801087 Acworth, GA 30101.
Messages of condolence can be made to the family by signing the online Tribute Wall.
Hutcheson-Croft Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Temple is entrusted with the arrangements.
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Agape Hospice Care Foundation
P.O. Box 801087 Acworth, GA 30101., Acworth GA 30101