Mr. Bobby Lee Turner
Windsor—Entered into rest Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at his residence, Mr. Bobby Lee Turner, age 72, beloved husband of 54 years to Mrs. Sybil Kirkland Turner, Windsor, and son of the late Mr. William Onice Hickman and the late Mrs. Myrtice Matthews Hickman.
Funeral services will be held 12:00 noon, Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Cole Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Roughton officiating. Military honors will be accorded by the U. S. Air Force Ceremonial Team. Interment will be private.
Mr. Turner was a native of Columbus, GA and had made Aiken County his home for the past 34 years. Mr. Turner was a retired Maintenance Mechanic, and was a veteran of the United States Air Force having served in the Cold War as a mechanic with the 585th. He served as the purchasing agent for Edwards Pie Company in Atlanta, GA before moving to Aiken working for Coca Cola Bottleling Company and later on Mr. Turner operated the Little Country Store in Windsor. He was a loving and caring husband, father, and grandfather. He had many hobbies such as working with wood, and building things for his children. Mr. Turner was a member of Cascade Hill Baptist Church, Columbus, GA and attended the Salvation Army Church of Aiken.
Additional survivors include three sons, Eugene (Debbie) Turner, Windsor, Danny (Donna) Turner, Windsor, Steven Turner, Windsor; one daughter, Sondra Turner (Robbie Goldman), Aiken; one sister, Gaye (Mike) Roughton, Smiths, AL; twenty one grandchildren, and seventeen great grandchildren. Mr. Turner was predeceased by one daughter, Wanda Turner Hite, one brother, Wayne Hickman, and two sisters, Jean Jackson, and Brenda Kendrick.
Pallbearers will be Justin Johnson, Steven Turner, Jr., Toby Jackson, Chris Coyle, Adam Seigler, and Jeremy Corl.
The family will receive friends 6-8 pm this evening, August 8, 2014 at COLE FUNERAL HOME 1544 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY (118 BY PASS) AIKEN, SC, 29801. 803-648-7175. Please sign the online registry or order flowers at www.colefuneralhomeinc.com.