CMSGT Fred Henry (USAF, Ret.) Turner
1940 - 2020
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Turner (USAF, Ret.)
March 15, 1940 September 30, 2020
CMSGT Fred Henry Turner (USAF, Ret.), devoted father, grandfather, loyal friend and a resident of Colorado Springs from July 1976 to February 2020, passed away September 30, 2020 in Schertz, Texas.
Fred was born on March 15, 1940 to Leslie and Mary Virginia (Smith) Turner-Vincent in Capron, Virginia. He married Beulah Mae Turner on December 23, 1962 in Austin, Texas.
He proudly served in the United States Air Force for 20 years and was a Vietnam Veteran. After his Air Force retirement, he was employed at Pikes Peak Community College and retired from there after a long and successful career.
Fred is survived by his son, Col. Lance F. Turner (Annette) his grandchildren, Josiah and Charisa; his daughter, Rosandra D. Levy (Ron) his grandson Trey; two brothers: Howard and Alvin Turner; and a sister, Ann Bradford. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Pete Turner; a sister, Helen Warren; and his wife.
A visitation will be held from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 9, 2020 with a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 10, 2020 all at Shrine of Remembrance, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd. Entombment will be at Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum.
Memorials in Fred's name may be made to Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 26, 6880 Palmer Park Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80915.

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Published in The Gazette on Oct. 7, 2020.
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October 10, 2020
I only knew him for a short time in July 2019 but he loved my Daddy and Essie. Thanks for opening up your home to me. Beautiful! And I got the opportunity to meet his daughter and family in Shriner. You are very nice, generous and will be missed. Rest now!
Patricia Rotenberg
October 8, 2020
We are so sorry to hear about Fred's passing. He was such a good friend of the family. May the Lord give his family peace.
Mack and Roberta Rollins
October 7, 2020
The Buckley AFB military Retiree Activities Office (RAO) would like to offer our sincere condolences and our gratitude for Chief Turner's service to our country in the Air Force. If you would like help with any matters related to casualty assistance, Defense Finance & Accounting Service, Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP), Veterans Affairs (VA), etc. you can contact our office on Buckley AFB at 720-847-6693. The RAO is staffed by volunteers, all military retirees themselves, and our sole purpose is to provide assistance to any military retirees and surviving spouses/family members with anything related to their military service and/or benefits, in particular during difficult times such as this. We are deeply sorry for your loss.

Steve Young
Lt Col, USAF, Ret
Director, Buckley AFB RAO
Steve Young
October 7, 2020
On behalf of TREA, the Enlisted Association, I wish to express our heartfelt condolences. May you find strength and comfort in the loving arms of God.
Rev Bob Kwiatkowski
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