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Obituary: Howard Whiteford Turner Jr.

Howard Whiteford Turner Jr.

Howard Whiteford Turner Jr.

Howard Whiteford Turner Jr. of Parks, Arizona and formerly of Black Horse, Maryland passed away Friday, July 29, 2016 at his home in Parks. He was 85 years old.

He was born December 10, 1930 in Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated from Jarrettsville High School in Harford County, Maryland in 1948. He married Doris Brown in 1949 and they were married for 49 years. He was a dairy farmer and loved animals and working outside.

When he retired he moved to Arizona and enjoyed watching elk and antelope in his front yard. His home church was Bethel Presbyterian Church in Madonna, Maryland.

He is survived by his children: James H. Turner of Monkton, Maryland; Rosanna T. Ringer of Florence, Arizona; and Mary T. Renfrow of Parks; and his sister Nancy Berigtold of White Hall, Maryland. He is also survived by six grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren along with two step grandchildren, and three step great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife, Doris Turner; one son, Andy Turner; one grandchild, Billie Jo Sanchez; and his sister Dr. Elizabeth Turner.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Lozano's Flagstaff Mortuary, www.FlagstaffMortuary.com.

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