Charles Edward Turner, Jr. “Chuck”
September 12, 1955- May 31, 2021
Charles Edward Turner, Jr. “Chuck”, 65, passed away May 31, 2021. He was born September 12, 1955 to Doris June Day and Charles Edward Turner, Sr. Chuck grew up in Prince George’s County and graduated from Suitland High School. He married Brenda Lawson on August 16, 1986 and they lived in Clinton for a few years before moving to Friendship where they raised their family. Chuck was employed as a truck driver for Murry’s Steakhouse for many years, a job that he truly loved. He later went to work as a construction superintendent for James G. Davis Construction. Chuck was preceded in death by his wife Brenda Lee Turner in 2004 and his father Charles E. Turner Sr. in 1994. He is survived by his children Ashley V. Turner-Jackson of Friendship, Charles E. Turner III “Bubba” of Dunkirk, and Bryan R. Turner of Lothian, grandchildren Blake Jackson, and Charlotte and Brylee Turner, mother Doris June Day Smith of Lothian, fiancé Patricia Derecola of Indian Head, Stepmother Lillian R. Turner of Florida and siblings Barbara Jean, Brenda, Joe, Diana, Steve, Artie, and Eddie.
In 2014, Chuck moved to Indian Head with his fiancé Patricia Derecola and together they operated a non-profit organization for rescue animals, This & That Senior Animal Sanctuary. Chuck loved animals, especially horses. He also enjoyed carpentry work, cars, NASCAR and enjoyed cheering on his favorite driver Kevin Harvick on a Sunday afternoon. He enjoyed playing baseball and softball when he was younger and enjoyed watching his oldest grandchild Blake play baseball for the past 5 years. Chuck enjoyed spending time on the farm and being with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Tuesday, June 8, 2021