Larry Furman Turner

larry turner

June 20, 1955 ~ September 11, 2021

Born in: Pickens Co, SC
Resided in: Hendersonville, NC

Larry Furman Turner, 66, of Hendersonville, passed away on September 11, 2021 at his residence.

A native of Pickens County, SC, he was a son of the late Furman and Rosie Dunn Turner. Larry was also preceded in death by a son, Robert F. Turner; a daughter, Tina Turner; a grandson, Gavin Ballinger and a brother, David Turner.

Larry was a proud veteran of the US Army and was employed at UPM Raflatac.

He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Linda Sanders Turner; three daughters, Melissa Turner Posey (Brian), Angela Turner Ballinger (Billy) and Kimberly Turner Rudder; six grandchildren, Danielle Volcanes, Jackie McCuskey, Kylie Posey, Chasity Turner, Kayden Rudder and Abigayle Rudder; four great-grandchildren, Lucius Volcanes, Seage Jr. McCuskey, Aria McCuskey and Timmy Burgett and two sisters, Kathy Morgan and Patricia Young.

A Funeral Service for Larry will be held at 3:00 PM on Friday, September 17 at Chapel Hill Baptist Church with burial and military honors to follow in the church cemetery. His family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM on Thursday evening at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian and then again from 2:00-3:00 PM on Friday at Chapel Hill Baptist Church.

Flowers are appreciated, but for those who choose, memorial donations may be made in Larry’s name to Chapel Hill Baptist Church, 9 Chapel Hill Church Road, Asheville NC 28803.


Funeral Service: September 17, 2021 3:00 pm

Chapel Hill Baptist Church
9 Chapel Hill Road
Asheville, NC 28803


Burial: September 17, 2021 4:00 pm

Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
9 Chapel Hill Road
Asheville, NC 28803

828 684-0159

Visitation: September 16, 2021 6:00 pm - December 6, 2023 8:00 pm

Room: Chapel

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


Visitation: September 17, 2021 2:00 pm - December 6, 2023 3:00 pm

Chapel Hill Baptist Church
9 Chapel Hill Road
Asheville, NC 28803


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  1. My sweet Brother I love you so much and I miss you terribly. I know you were ready to are now in Heaven and no more in pain.Rest easy.
    I love you
    Your baby Sister

  2. You are now in Heaven playing your guitar and singing. We will miss you.
    Give Papa a hug for me
    Justin and Keller Turner

  3. Larry, you were such a pleasure to work with over the years at UPM Raflatac. I am proud to say I was a co-worker and friend of yours. Rest easy and I know without a shadow of doubt you are in Heaven. My prayers go out to Larry’s family and friends during this time of loss.

  4. Larry was such a blessing to all those around him. He will be missed greatly. We are praying for the family. What a reunion day there will be some day soon! We love you all. Darrell and Renee Hoffman.

    • Larry was the most sweetest man I ever knew. I lived beside him when I was young and always called him Daddy. He will definitely be missed by many. He was a blessing to everyone he came in contact with. We all will miss you. Until we meet again. RIP

  5. The Turner family lost a true treasure. Working with Larry was a an absolute delight. He remained brave and positive up until he had to leave Raflatac. The world has lost a very kind soul.

  6. My thoughts and prayers for the Turner family. Larry was a good Christian man and will be truly missed. Love from Crystal and Jonathan Cromer

  7. Our thoughts and prayers for the Turner family. The first time i met Larry and his family was at Beaver Dam Free Will Baptist Church Larry was a good Christian man and will be truly missed. Love from Crystal and Jonathan Cromer

  8. I am very sorry for your loss . My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I’m sure Larry was a very special person. I know you all are heartbroken. I’m sending a special hug to Angela. I enjoy knowing her and talking with her at the bank. May God comfort all of you.

  9. Larry will always have a special place in my heart 💜 he sings like an angel and now he’s singing with the Angels. He will be missed. Always a good friend an encouragement to me. I love you guys and I’m praying.

  10. Larry was a wonderful person, I’m glad that we as a group ( Spiritual Lights ) got to know him and his family and all the times we were able to sing together. Y’all are in my thoughts and prayers!!💜

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