Forest Eugene Turner, Jr.

February 10, 1953 ~ October 19, 1996 (age 43)


Forest Eugene Turner Jr., 43, of Evansville, died at 2 a.m. Saturday at home after an illness.

He was music director and arranger at Bethel Temple, vice president and musical arranger at Showbiz International, which presents local Holiday World theme park productions, production member at Faith Music Missions and president of Forest Turner Enterprises & Recording, which he operated with his wife of 14 years, Julie (Young).

He was a member of Christian Instrumental Directors Association, METRO Church Directors Associa­tion and Phi Mu Alpha and a gradu­ate of University of Evansville.

Also surviving are a daughtei Sarah Turner, at home; four sons. Jeremy, John, Luke and David Turner, all at home; his parents, Joyce and Gene T urner of Evans­ville; a brother, David of Atlanta; and a grandmother, Mildred Holler- man.

Services will be at 11a.m. Mon­day at Bethel Temple, the Revs. Stephen Schwambach and Alan Chamness officiating, with burial in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Boone Funeral Home 5330 Washington Ave. and from 9 a.m. to service time Monday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Temple Benevolence Fund for medical assistance, Uni­versity of Evansville Forest Turner Music Scholarship Fund or first Baptist Church in Henderson, Ky.,


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