Lee Roy Turner Jr., 86, remembered for his integrity, wisdom and philanthropic heart

Lee Roy Turner Jr.
Lee Roy Turner Jr.

Lee Roy Turner Jr., 86, passed away peacefully Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018.
Lee was a native of Annapolis, Maryland, and resided in Virginia Beach for many years. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy and retired as lieutenant commander after 20 years of service. He was a Vietnam veteran. Following his retirement, he remained self-employed as a real estate investor.

Lee will be remembered for his integrity, wisdom and philanthropic heart. He was generous to all he met, whether family, friend or stranger. His love for animals was well known and he often gave generously to animal assistance organizations. He had numerous pets over the years that he rescued, nurtured and spoiled with love.

He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Lotte S. Turner; daughters, Katherine Bolen (Gregory), Norma Bonney (John) and Lisa Mears (Reade); seven grandchildren, Kyle (Jordan), Derek (Estefania), Garrett, Trent, Zane, Liza and Mackenzie; two great-grandchildren, Charlotte and Lilly; and sister, Cleo McKinney. Lee will be remembered by extended family and dear friends.

The family would like to express their gratitude and thanks to special family friend, Debbie Perry, and the staff from Senior Corp, who provided care to Lee during his illness, especially Marie and Angie.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14, at the funeral home. Entombment with full military honors will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation.

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