John Turner Obituary, Death – We are deeply saddened to inform you of the demise of John Turner, who served as President of Knoxville College in the past. During his time as president, the college was able to receive its accreditation without any problems because to his leadership. Mr. Turner was deeply committed to helping his family as well as the church and the community in which he lived.
He leaves behind his loving and loyal wife, Clevonne Watkins Turner, as well as his three kids, Stephanie, Robin, and Bridget, for others to remember him by and treasure his memories. Please keep his family and friends in your prayers during this difficult time. On February 21, 2023, John J. Turner, who was 83 years old, passed away and went to his heavenly home. On June 27, 1939, he was born in Danville, Virginia, to the late Molly Wilson Turner and the late John Turner, both of whom have since passed away. Sandra Woodson Turner, the devoted wife he had shared his life with, passed away before him.
Before John retired, he was a truck driver for Pepsi and also a member of The Way Ministry. Before John retired, he drove trucks for Pepsi. He is survived by his son, Robbie “Rob” Turner (and Gina), of Danville, Virginia; his sister, Frances Mitchell; his grandchildren, Robin Nichole Turner (and Kamin Hecox) and Nick Turner (and Hannah); his great-grandchildren, Maken and Cloey Turner; his god-grandchildren, Rodney Carter Jr. and Roxy Carter; and his girlfriend, Betty Combs.
In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by his two sons, Randy G. Turner and Ricky G. Turner; his daughter, Rhonda Kaye Turner; his brother, Frank Turner; his sister, Carolyn Turner; and his grandson, Scott Turner. His parents and his wife were also deceased. Norris Mt. Hermon Chapel in Danville, Virginia is the location where a visitation will take place on Sunday, February 26, 2023, from 1 till 2 p.m. Funeral services will be place at Norris Mt. Hermon Chapel in Danville, Virginia on Sunday, February 26, 2023 at 2:00 p.m., with Pastor Teresa Hawker and Pastor Denver Shackleford officiating the ceremony. After that, the funeral procession will proceed to the Highland Burial Park.