Guy Alan “Guy Baby” Turner, 65, of Linn Valley, Kansas, formerly of Orrick and Excelsior Springs, passed away April 5, 2019, near Excelsior Springs.
Guy was born Feb. 17, 1954, in Excelsior Springs, to Gary D. Turner and Lella June (Sodeman) Turner. He was raised and educated in Orrick, graduating from Orrick High School in 1972.
He lived most of his life around or near Orrick and moved to Linn Valley six-and-a-half years ago to work and be closer to his daughter.
He worked for many years for various contractors and was a member of The Greater Kansas City Labors Union Local No. 1290.
Guy was a very talented man who could tackle any job and repair or fix almost anything. He loved life and all he could experience of it, whether it was traveling, dreaming of sailing, searching for waterfalls, flying drones or spending time with his friends and family.
Guy liked to garden and grill. He enjoyed sports, either watching them or playing them and looked forward to his weekend football games.
Guy is survived by a son, Trevor A. Turner of Independence; a daughter, Lacie K. Turner and husband, Tildon Burns, of Linn Valley; his father, Gary D. Turner, of Excelsior Springs; his stepfather, Jim Barger, of Liberty; a brother, Rick Turner and his wife, Kim, of Orrick; and a sister, Terri J. Turner, of Excelsior Springs.
He is also survived by a granddaughter, Kiana “June Toad” Turner of Linn Valley; step-grandsons, Random and Cale Garrett; two nephews, Brian Turner and his children, Carlie and Kyle of Orrick; and Kendall Turner and son, Dalton Turner of Orrick; two nieces, Karen Turner, of Richmond; and Julie Berkey and her children, Remi Alvarez, Trey and Hannah Stapleton of Bonner Springs, Kansas; and close friends, Jim and Shawna Kavanaugh of Cowgill; and Bobby Roberts and son Tyler of Polo; and a multitude of other close friends.
Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 12, 2019, at Gowing Funeral Home in Orrick, followed by a celebration of life at 7:30 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to The University of Kansas Cancer Centers, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66160.
Arrangements by Gowing Funeral Home, Orrick.