Gerald Richard Turner, 76, of Wellborn, FL, passed away on Oct. 6, 2016 in Gainesville, FL.
A Celebration of Life service will be held 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 with the Pastor York of Peace Baptist Church, officiating. A light meal will be provided at 4 p.m.
Jerry was born in Walden, New York to Gil & Winifred Turner on Oct. 9, 1939. He was married to Pearl Kaufman Turner on February 9, 1975 in Warwick, NY. Jerry was an entrepreneur who worked in residential and commercial repairs and maintenance for over 30 years. He was a master mechanic, amazing father and husband.
Jerry is preceded in death by his two brothers, Lawrence and Michael Turner, his sister, Pauline Woiciki and his son, Anthony Oszmanski.
Jerry is survived by Pearl Kaufman Turner, spouse; eight children and spouses, Gerald & Kellie Turner, Francis and Bruce Matthews, Sue & Brad Brayton, Tammy and Scott Pert, Joseph and Diane Oszmanski, Steven and Janine Oszmanski, Carleen & Anthony Gressel, and Melissa and Gerry Dunn; two brothers, Thomas Turner and Robert Turner; four sisters, Mary Rossi, Carol Countryman, Sherry Hostovich and Betty Turner; 24 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
The family of Gerald Richard Turner wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Lake City Medical Center and North Florida Regional Hospital for their care and kindness.
Services handled by Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 3596 South US Hwy 441, Lake City, Florida. 32025. 386-752-1954.
Published on  October 13, 2016