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Donny Turner

March 5, 1951 ~ March 14, 2021 (age 70)


Donny Turner, 70, known by many as the “Georgia Boy” on the CB radio, passed away on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at home under the care of Your Family Hospice.

Donny was born on March 5, 1951 in Appling County to the late Woodrow Wilson Turner and Edith Dubberly Turner.  He worked for many years as a dump truck driver with Hendrix Hauling and enjoyed collecting Jeff Gordon and University of Georgia memorabilia in his spare time.  Donny loved working in his yard (keeping things clean) and watching western movies on television but more than anything, he loved spending time with his family. 

In addition to his parents, his wife, Kathi Turner; sisters, Dorothy Turner and Geraldine Floyd; brothers, Danny Turner and Ronnie Turner and grandson, Dustin Gelinas, all preceded him in death.

Survivors include his daughters, Tammy Rodriquez of Florida and Lisa Wells and companion, Benny Gelinas of Jesup and sons, Ricky and Billy Wells, both of Jesup.   A host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members also survive.

Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Howard & Jones Funeral Home in Jesup.

Graveside funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at Antioch Congregational Christian Church Cemetery with Reverend Danny Daniels officiating.

Active pallbearers will be David Turner, Ronnie Turner, Jr., Andrew Maynard, Austin Maynard, Joshua Bailey and Dalton Bailey.

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March 16, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Howard & Jones Funeral Home
777 South First St
Jesup, GA 31545

Funeral Service
March 17, 2021

11:00 AM
Antioch Congregational Christian Church Cemetery

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