Born April 12, 1954 in Halifax County, North Carolina and passed away on Febuary 16, 2018.
Joel lived at 13392 Hwy 903 Halifax, NC and retired in 2008 from International Paper in Roanoke Rapids with 28 years of service.
Joel loved the outdoors. He enjoyed fishing and looking for artifacts along the Quankey Ceek, riding around on his 1957 ford convertible and riding his motorcycle.
Joel enjoyed going on his daily walks with his best friend and loyal companion, Riley. Joel was always willing to help anyone he could.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Myron "Mike" Albert and Mary Lee Turner and his Grandparents Allie and Gladys Harper.
Survivors include his loving wife of 46 years, Linda, of the home, one daughter, Paula and husband Todd Allen of Roanoke Rapids, Granddaughter Samatha Allen of Gainesville, Florida and Grandson, T.J. Allen of Roanoke Rapids. Also surviving are his Sister Ramona of Roanoke Rapids and Brothers: Myron Albert Turner Jr and wife Faye of Forest, VA. Robert Turner and wife Elaine of Halifax. Robin Turner and wife Susie of Halifax. David Turner and wife Patricia of Halifax. Daniel Turner of Halifax, along with several nephews and nieces and his beloved Golden Retriever, Riley.
Joel will be cremated and a private memorial service will be held later.
The family request no flowers, but memorials may be made to the organization of one's choice.
Online condolences may be sent to hockadayfs.com
Hockaday Funeral & Cremation Service is serving the family.