Alvin Turner, 76, of East Flat Rock, died Saturday, April 27, at his home following a lengthy illness. A native of Polk County, he was the son of the late John and Lois Waters Turner. A resident of Henderson County since 1960, he had owned and operated a lawn and tree service for many years. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 7 sisters and 3 brothers.
Mr. Turner is survived by his wife of 53 years, Roma Jean Turner; three daughters, Apryl Turner, Jackie Turner, Debbie Passmore and her husband George, all of Hendersonville; five grandchildren, Josh, Jeremy, Casey, Jamie and Kohen; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Wanda Sue Irvin of Atlanta, GA and Genelle Barkley of Hendersonville and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, April 30, in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 7:00 until 9:00 pm Monday, April 29, at the funeral home. At other times they will be at the residence.
Memorial contributions may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Rd. Flat Rock, NC 28731.