Richard Dean Turner, Sr., 83, passed away on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
He was the beloved husband of Patsy Turner (nee Byers) for 58 years; loving father of Richard D. Turner, Jr. and Sandra Lynn Turner-Neher, DVM and husband Lynn; cherished grandfather of Nicole Neher.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Roy E. and Cora Mae Turner (nee Schmitz).
Richard graduated from the University of Missouri Columbia with a Master’s Degree in Wildlife Conservation and loved hunting and fishing. His other hobbies included golfing and bowling. He worked for the US Food and Drug Administration for 38 years and was a proud veteran of the United States Army.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Hwy K, O’Fallon, MO.