Richard Lawrence Turner, 67, of Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN, died on Sunday April 6, 2014, at a local hospital.
A native of Paden City, WV, Mr. Turner was born on September 25, 1946, the son of the late Amy Turner Eddy.
Mr. Turner was a veteran of the United States Navy having served during the Vietnam War. He was retired from Lear Seating Corporation of Morristown, TN, and was an avid sports fan and loved fishing. He was married to the former Patricia Ann Curry who survives.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Patricia C. Turner; one daughter, Mrs. Judy Zimmer; two brothers, Paul Turner and Earl Turner; and one sister, Corina Sue Sheves.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, from 12 noon until the funeral hour.
Funeral services for Mr. Turner will be conducted on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at 1 p.m., from the chapel of East Lawn Funeral Home with Dr. Tim Owens officiating.
Burial with military honors will follow in the East Lawn Memorial Park.