Robert “Bobby” Earl Turner, 67, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Thursday, September 10, 2020.
Bobby was born October 1, 1952 in Halifax County to the late William Turner and Maggie Newsome Turner. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, William Jasper Turner and Milton Ray Turner.
Bobby loved fishing, watching Law and Order, Criminal Minds and westerns. Bobby loved music and was the happiest when he was at home.
Bobby is survived by his brothers, Jerry Bogart and his wife Diane of Virginia Beach, VA and Will Gentry and his wife Dawn of Middleton, DE; his sister, Patricia “Patsy” Garris and her husband Shawn of Ahoskie and numerous cousins.
A memorial service to celebrate Bobby’s life will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday in the chapel of Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service with Pastor Mike Little officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:30 – 1:30 P.M. prior to the service at the funeral home.
The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorials be made in Bobby’s memory to purchase a footstone for his mother, c/o Jerry Bogart, 2148 Lyndora Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.
Due to CDC recommendations for COVID-19, social distancing is encouraged.
Livestream of the funeral service will be available by visiting https://www.facebook.com/carlislencompany/.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hockadayfs.com.
The family asks anyone attending to wear casual attire.