Donald Richard Turner

Donald Richard Turner

Donald Richard Turner

December 08, 1935~September 11, 2023

Donald Richard Turner 87, of Baker, Florida passed away peacefully at home on Monday, September 11, 2023. Don was born on December 8, 1935, in Elgin, Arkansas to James and Lucille Turner.  He moved to Okaloosa County in 1983 from White Hall, Arkansas and has been a resident ever since.

Don had a full career in the United States Air Force and retired as a Flight Engineer.  He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Don is preceded in death by his wife, Thomasina Turner, his parents, James and Lucille Turner and his sister, Jenny Dyer.

Don is survived by his son, Donald Turner (Linda), his daughters, Katrina Allen, Donna Ball and Elizabeth Allen, his brother, Bud Turner, his sisters, Ann Walton (James Dean), Phyllis Butler (Gary), and Kay Gourley, seven grandchildren (Brooke Turner and Brandon Kenward) and eleven great grandchildren.

A funeral will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2023, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Antioch Baptist Church with Pastor Dan Retzlaff officiating. The family will receive friends on Saturday, September 16, 2023, at Antioch Baptist Church from 10am – 11 am.

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Brackney Funeral Service, Crestview, is entrusted with arrangements.



Antioch Baptist Church


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Nora. Jann Long

September 14, 2023, 1:32 pm

Don was such a caring and sweet gentle man. Full of Love for the Lord and fellow man. He will be missed by all the lives he touched. RIP……Don

Donna Ball

September 15, 2023, 4:07 pm

My Father had other grandchildren, Nikki Odom(Randy), Courtney Cash(Seth), Andrew Allen(Madisyn), Emily Ball, & Alex Ball. Eleven great grandchildren: Kaydon, Nevaeh, Micayela, Hadlee, Justice, Layla, Chayton, Addy, Summer, Levi, & Oliver.
Rest in Peace Daddy. I love you.

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