Donald Paul Turner, 81, of Lawrence, died August 15, 2017. He was born Jan 25, 1936 in Atchison, KS to Wilber & Eunice (Lien) Turner. He married his wife Armilda (Bonnie) Beebe on April 22, 1982 in Oskaloosa, KS . She died in 2014.
Mr. Turner was a Semi- Truck owner and operator and was self employed. He spent most of his life trucking and working on heavy equipment. He hauled many different types of product including chemical and rock. He enjoyed restoring old cars and restored several in his lifetime. Some of them he sold and some he gave away. He also loved fishing and camping.
Beloved family members include his children Vicki Ramirez, Brenda Clark, Susan Weideman, Lacilinn Turner (of the home), and a step-daughter Sally Thomson; Brothers Bill, Ted, Richard, and James Turner; sisters Evelyn (Susie) Stamps, Nancy Harris, Betty Moon. He is preceded in death by his step-daughter Hallie Coole, and his wife Armilda.
Funeral services will be Friday, August 18th at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Oak Hill cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Donald Turner Memorial Fund, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana St. Lawrence, KS 66044.