Harry T. Turner

December 21, 1947 - May 19, 2016
Harry T. Turner

Harry T. Turner, 68, of Wilmington, NC 28412, Wilmington, NC, passed to his Celestial home on May 19, 2016 to be with his mother & his personal Savior Jesus Christ. Born in Jacksonville, Florida & lived along the eastern coastal waters. He received a degree from University of Florida & was active in colligate sports. Go Gators!

A self-employed licensed General Contractor building mostly schools, restaurants, convenient stores. In the quarry of life, he fought many serious health issues, but maintained his focus to live with passion & a keen mind. Harry is survived by his wife Ann Turner.

An active Master Mason in the Wilmington community, serving as Master of Saint John’s Lodge  #1 & Venerable Master of the Lodge of Perfection in the Valley of Wilmington Scottish Rite in 2012. Currently, the sitting Illustrious Master of Munson Council #4 R & SM. Attending Council members are encouraged to wear their purple blazers to this service.

Harry was an avid motorcycle enthusiast, an active golfer playing rounds of golf with his regular foursome. A admirer of architect Frank Lloyd Wright visiting many of his historical sites. Special thanks to Erin for her care & companionship to Harry during their time together.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to the charity of your choice in remembrance of Harry. Condolences may be sent to Harry’s facebook.com page. Brother Eugene Ridley will be presiding the service & Brother James Britt, PM will deliver the Masonic Burial Rites at 3:00 PM Saturday May 21 at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403.


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  • May 21, 2016
    Ronnie Russ says:
    Harry was a dear friend with whom I played many rounds of golf. Everyday you knew he was truly a friend who cared. He shared with his golfing buddies his life changing event in Winston-Salem when he accepted Jesus Christ in the back of an ambulance on his way to Bowman Grey Hospital. His testimony influenced three men in our golfing group in the last 14 months who also accepted Jesus as their Savior. Harry's friendship changed lives. He had regrets about his relationship with his family, but he had turned that over to a much higher power. I will greatly miss my friend and am sorry I cannot be there today due to another commitment, but my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • May 21, 2016
    Erik Gray lit a candle:
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  • May 21, 2016
    Tom and Karen Tomjack says:
    Harry was a great friend and our neighbor for the past 11 years. He had been such a kind and helpful man and we will certainly miss him. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all who had the honor of knowing him.

  • May 22, 2016
    Kathi Latta Rivers says:
    Harry was like a big brother to me growing up. Sweet, funny, full of energy and life. We reconnected recently, and he seemed as sweet as ever. To Ann, his family and friends, I am sorry for your loss...I know it is huge.

  • May 31, 2016
    Diane Latta-Brandstaetter says:
    Harry will always have a special place in my heart as well as for my sister, Kathi. Harry and our sister Carol were high school sweet hearts at Fletcher High School in Neptune Beach, Florida. Carol and Harry remained good friends long after graduation and always enjoyed seeing one another at class reunions. My deep sympathy to Ann, his sister Barbara and his many friends .