David Harris Turner, 65, of Andrews passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in Andrews surrounded by his loving family.
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Family and friends will gather to celebrate his life at a memorial service at 2:00 PM Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Camp San Saba Cemetery in McCulloch County, Texas. Cremation arrangements were under the personal care of McNett Funeral Home in Andrews. Please visit www.mcnettfuneralhome.com for obituary information, memorial service information, and directions to the cemetery.
David was born on April 10, 1954 in Kermit, Texas to Jimmy Allen Turner and Sammie Lee Harris Turner. He graduated from Tahoka High School in 1972 and attended Cisco College. He married Kathi Lynne Kent on July 12, 1975 in Knox City, Texas. He had worked for Forrest Lumber Company in Lubbock, and Mustang Lumber in Andrews. He had worked for Haliburton in Andrews and Fleet Energy in Eastland. They moved back to Andrews in 1997, where he has been a consultant in the oil and gas industry in the Permian Basin. He loved to collect arrowheads, collect quilts, was an avid golfer, enjoyed photography, and going on Steamboat River Cruises with his wife. He was an avid historian on Texas and the Civil War, and he was very proud of the research on his Turner Family Lineage and being a 7th generation Texan. He loved spending time with his high school buddies on their reunions to Harry Rita Ranch. He had been a member of the S.A.S.S. Cowboy Shooters for over 20 years and was known as “Wau Ban See”. He loved spending time though with his wife, his daughters, grandchildren, and his Chocolate Lab, Addie Belle. He was a Baptist and was preceded in death by his father, Jimmy Turner, and grandparents, Raymond Turner, Velma Turner, W.W. Harris, and Avalon Stacy Harris.
David is survived by his wife, Kathi Turner of Andrews, mother, Sammie Harris Turner of Azle, 2 daughters, Angela Rea Turner and Lacey Dawn Turner, both of Boerne, 4 grandchildren, Blake, Brady, and Emberlin Baker, and David Schooley, and 2 siblings, Stacy Turner and wife, Kim, of Del Rio and Patti Cloe of Belton.
Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org.