Billy Thompson Turner Sr.
  • 79 years old
  • Date of birth: Jul 4, 1934
  • Date of passing: Mar 7, 2014
Let the memory of Billy be with us forever

Billy Thompson Turner Sr., 79, a lifetime resident of Granville County passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham.

A native of Granville County, the son of the late William Alman Turner Jr. and M. Dovie Hunt. He was a tobacco farmer for many years and retired from Murdoch Center as a healthcare supervisor.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Sunday, March 9, 2014 in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Creedmoor by Rev. Genavus John Rigsbee. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens in Creedmoor.

Surviving are his wife, Betty Sue Bullock Turner of the home, two sons, Billy Turner Jr. of Rougemont, Mike Turner of Creedmoor, a sister, Alice T. Scurlock ,brother, Jack Turner, both of Creedmoor, thirteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters,Katherine Ross and Mae Young, a son, Teddy Turner, step son, Bobby Bullock, step-daughter, Peggy Wells, granddaughter, Holly Turner and great granddaughter, Kayleigh Bowen Turner.

Visitation will be held on Saturday evening, March 8th 2014 from 6:00-8:00PM at the Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at other times at the home.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Jean Holt on 27th March 2014

"Sue and family, I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one.  Just know that I have been thinking about you and my prayers and thoughts are with you."

This tribute was added by Neva Dew on 10th March 2014

"My deepest sympathy to you all.  I pray for comfort for you as you grieve the loss of your father, husband, and friend. Billy & Mike, may you be strengthened by all the love shown to you by others in this time of loss.

Neva Daniel Dew"

This tribute was added by Janice and Charlie Rogers on 10th March 2014

"Billy and family, Thinking of you doing this sad time.

Janice Sherron Rogers and Charlie Rogers"

This tribute was added by darnelle averre on 10th March 2014

"Billy and Mike,
Sorry to hearing your dad's passing but know that is is not suffering any more.  My prayer to each of you that you will find peace and understanding today and the days ahead.  Darnelle Gooch Averre"

This tribute was added by Phyllis Beck on 10th March 2014

"Thinking of you during this time of your loss.
                                       In smypathy,
                                       David and Phyllis Beck"

This tribute was added by deborah keith on 9th March 2014

"Sue, Billy, Mike and Family so sorry to hear of your loss. May you'll live in peace with the years and memories you have of him and knowing he is no longer in pain. May God Bless each of you. Sorry I was not able to be there during this time.

Deborah K. Keith"

This tribute was added by James Caddell on 7th March 2014


This tribute was added by Kay Turner on 7th March 2014

"Sue, Mike & Billy I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Billy Sr. May you find comfort in knowing Billy is in the arms of his Heavenly Father. Billy was a kind person who always smiled each time I saw him & Sue. I remember how dedicated he was to his parents.

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Lynn Cox


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