Guy Alan “Guy Baby” Turner, 65, of Linn Valley, KS, formerly of Orrick and Excelsior Springs, MO, passed away April 5, 2019 near Excelsior Springs, MO.
Guy was born on February 17, 1954 in Excelsior Springs, MO, to Gary D. Turner and Lella June (Sodeman) Turner. He was raised and received his education in Orrick, MO, and was a 1972 graduate of Orrick High School. He had lived most of his life around or near Orrick, and moved to Linn Valley, KS, six and a half years ago to work and be near his daughter. He had worked for many years for various contractors, and was a member of The Greater Kansas City Labors Union Local # 1290.
Guy was a very talented man that could tackle any job, and repair or fix most anything. He loved life and all he could experience with 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.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Lella June Barger in 2011, his paternal and maternal grandparents and an uncle.
Guy is survived by a son, Trevor A. Turner of Independence, MO; a daughter, Lacie K. Turner and husband, Tildon Burns of Linn Valley, KS; his father, Gary D. Turner of Excelsior Springs, MO; step father, Jim Barger of Liberty, MO; brother, Rick Turner and wife, Kim of Orrick, MO; sister, Terri J. Turner of Excelsior Springs, MO; granddaughter, Kiana (June Toad) Turner of Linn Valley, KS, and step grandsons, Random and Cale Garrett; nephew, Brian Turner and his children, Carlie and Kyle of Orrick,MO; niece, Karen Turner of Richmond, MO; and niece, Julie Berkey and her children, Remi Alvarez, Trey and Hannah Stapleton of Bonner Springs, KS; nephew, Kendall Turner and son, Dalton Turner of Orrick, MO.
He is also survived by his closest friends, Jim and Shawna Kavanaugh of Cowgill, MO, and Bobby Roberts and son, Tyler Roberts of Polo, MO. He is also survived by a multitude of other close friends.
Visitation will be held Friday, April 12, 2019 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Gowing Funeral Home in Orrick, MO. A celebration of life will follow at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, also at the funeral home.
Memorials in Guy’s memory are suggested to The University of Kansas Cancer Treatment Centers, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66160.