He was a member of Barren Run Baptist Church in Sonora, and retired from the LaRue County Road Department after 19 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Johnson and Evalena Dye Turner, two sisters, Gertrude Beams and Bernice Lewis, and a brother, Lawrence Turner.
He is survived by his wife, Frances Turner, a daughter, Melissa (Louie) Payne of Hodgenville, a son, Joseph Neal (Sonya) Turner of Hodgenville, a sister, Aline (Leroy) Lewis of Upton, three granddaughters, Ashley Payne, Brittanie (Nathan) Bottoms, and MacKenzie Brooke Turner, three great-grandchildren, Lilly Hines, Dahlia Hines, and Luke Bottoms, and a special little lady, Haley King.
Funeral Services will be held at 12 noon, Saturday, January 2, 2016 at the Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with Bro. Mike Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Barren Run Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-8 PM Friday, and after 9 AM Saturday at the funeral home.