Willis “Billy” Henry Turner, Jr.

June 18, 1955 - January 8, 2013
Willis “Billy” Henry Turner, Jr.


“This is an address change notification, for I’ve moved to a much better place.”

Willis “Billy” Henry Turner, Jr. of Winnabow, NC, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at his residence.

Mr. Turner was born in Darlington, SC, to the late Willis Henry Turner and Libby Miles Cooke. He proudly served in Germany in the US Army and after his military service he was employed as a diesel mechanic. He attended First Apostolic Church of Southport.

Survivors include his two sons, Willis H. Turner, III “Billy” of Tampa, FL, and Robert James Turner “Bobby” of Lexington, SC; a daughter, Billie Jo; his mother, Libby Cooke of West Columbia, SC; and two sisters, Bobbie Jean Warren of Winnabow, and Debbie Prince of West Columbia, SC. In loving them all, he was “Pappa” to his grandchildren and great grandchildren and “Uncle Bill” to his nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 1 PM, Saturday, January 19, 2013, at First Apostolic Church of Southport.

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  • January 10, 2013
    Hilda Gainey says:
    Pleases know you are all in my prayers and that Billy has now won the race that we must continue to run May God continue to give you all peace and comfort at this time. with love to you all in Jesus Name

  • January 10, 2013
    Bobbie Jean, Rickey & Candy says:
    We love & miss you so much Billy. All the family pets are sad too :(

  • January 11, 2013
    mikey and melissa benton says:
    we love you uncle bill, we will miss you and the love that you shared with us all over the years. we will never forget the times we have spent together. and will hold those memories dear to our hearts. love you drill sargent, mikey, adam and timothy

  • January 12, 2013
    megan says:
    You will be very missed. The family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  • January 10, 2013
    Heather & RuthAnn Thompson says:
    To Mrs.Bobbie Jean & Family, We are so sorry for your loss, we are praying for strength and guidance through this very difficult time! we love you very very much & if there is anything we can do or that you need, please do not hesitate to call!! <3 always, Heather & RuthAnn Thompson "Love Ya Mean It"