Paul Turner, age 97, of Crystal, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at the Laurels of Carson in Carson City.
Paul was a longtime resident of the Crystal area and he loved his time living on Crystal Lake. He proudly served his country during WWII as a member of the U.S. Army, where he was part of the support group for the Battle of the Bulge. Paul was a member of the Crystal Congregational Church, Sheridan VFW, and Carson City American Legion.
Surviving Paul are his sons, Bruce (Geri) Turner of St. Johns and Brian (Ann) Turner of Lakeland, Florida; grandchildren, Elizabeth (Matthew) Woodhams of St. Johns, Laura Turner of St. Johns, Jake Turner of Lakeland, Florida, and Bethany Turner of Lakeland, Florida; great grandchildren, Sayler Woodhams, Asher Woodhams, Harper Woodhams, Tucker Woodhams, Jackson Felzke, Vincent Felzke, and Ava Mae Monaham all of St. Johns; and sister-in-law, Naomi Turner of Crystal.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Asher & Lillian (Bott) Turner; wife, Arlene Turner; daughters, Mary Turner and Paula Jean Turner; brothers, Robert Turner, Ray Turner, and Jerry Turner; sisters, Jackie Belt and Esther Blackrick. Paul's life is being celebrated on Friday, September 16, 2022, with a memorial service starting at 11 AM at the Crystal Congregational Church (300 S. Main St.). Graveside services for Paul will begin at 2 PM at the Crystal Cemetery.
For those wanting to make a memorial donation in Paul's memory the family suggests you direct them to the American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be available at the church.