Carl Louis Turner, 54, of Albany, NY passed away suddenly March 10, 2014. Carl was born July 13, 1959 to Wyvonnie and the late William Turner, Jr.
Carl grew up in Catskill, NY, attended the Catskill Public Schools System, and gratuated from Catskill Senior High School. As a child, he attended Riverview Baptist Church in Coeymans, NY and Mt. Tabor AME Church in Catskill, NY.
Carl loved his family and frequented many family events. Cancer took his voice, but never his spirit, quick smile, and witty sense of humor. He enjoyed spirited political debates and the New York Giants, even when he found them fustrating, which was often.
Carl served in the U S Army from 1977 through 1982. Before he became ill, carl worked as a long distance commercial driver.
He leaves to cheriish his memory his much beloved mother, Wyvonnie Turner of Albany, NY, sister, Rosalind Harris and favorite brother-in-law, Ernest Harris of Guilderland, NY, brother, Grady Eugene Turner of Albany, NY, and aunt, Gladys Walker-Smith of Albany, NY, and a host of cousins, especially Edsall Walker III (Trina) and Frank Turner, Jr.. of Albany, NY, who were more like brothers than cousins.
Carl was predeceased by his father, William Turner, Jr., brothers, Davis William Turner and Walter Anthony Turner, grandparents, Ossie and Grady Thomas and Anna and William Turner, Sr., and uncles, Jack Turner, the Reverend Frank Turner, and Walter Turner.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend memorial service being held at McLoughlin & Mason Funeral, 8 - 109th Street, Troy, NY. on Saturday. March 15, 2014 at 1:00 pm.
Family will recieve callers at the repast being held at Elijah Missionary Baptist Church, 74 2nd Avenue, Albany, NY immediately following service.
Charles M. Smoot Funeral Director.
Saturday, March 15th, 2014, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Saturday, March 15th, 2014, 1:00pm, McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home