Peter Yost Turner II
DIED: July 7, 2012
LOCATION: Fairmont, West Virginia
Peter Yost Turner II
Peter Yost Turner II, 44, of Fairmont, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2012. He was born in Chicago, IL on June 29, 1968, the son of Carol Carni of Fairmont and Peter Yost Turner of Morgantown.
He was a 1986 graduate of East Fairmont High where he was a member of the football, baseball, and wrestling teams. Peter joined the Army after graduation and served as a computer programmer at Ft. Lee, Virginia. He also worked for the Federal Aviation Administration in Virginia and for the Department of the Navy in Louisiana.
Peter worked for EDS, a software development company in Warren Ohio. Upon his return to West Virginia, he worked for TMC Technologies. He was currently employed with NIOSH, as a software developer for the CDC.
Peter joined the West Virginia National Guard in 1993 and served with the 152nd MP Detachment in Moundsville, West Virginia. He deployed to Bosnia -Herzegovina as a section sergeant with the 152nd MP Detachment.
Peter was deeply involved in service to his community. He was a member of Acacia Lodge 157 AF & AM; Scottish Rite 32nd degree KCCH; Orient Chapter 9 RAM; Osiris Shrine of Wheeling, WV; Legion of Honor, Osiris Shrine of Wheeling, WV; Fort Henry York Rite College #61; WV Council #7 Knight Masons; WV College Masonic Rosicrucians; Fairmont Chapter # 34 Order of the Eastern Star; Royal Order of Scotland as well as the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was also a member of Valley Chapel United Methodist Church.
Peter was an avid trout fisherman and hunter and loved the outdoors. He loved jeeping and was a founding member of the WV Jeep Club.
In addition to his parents, Peter is survived by his wife, Judy Cain Turner of Fairmont, his sister and her husband, Tracy and Chuck Westerman of Clarksburg, his nephew, David Eugene Keener III of Rivesville, his nephew Dylan Cain of Worthington, his step-children, Timothy Boore and his girlfriend Amie Glover of Rachel and Nancy Riggs and her husband Paul of Worthington and his grandchildren, Ava Boore, Mallori Boore, Dezirea Boore, Damian Riggs, Lillyth Riggs, Jasmine Riggs and Santford Riggs.
Peter was preceded in death by his sister, Terry Ann Turner, his uncle Harmon Edward Lemley, his maternal grandparents, Hugh and Ruby Lemley, and paternal grandparents Harry and Florence Turner.
Family and friends may call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St. Fairmont on Wednesday from 1-9 pm. A Scottish Memorial will be held Wednesday evening at 8:40 pm.
The funeral service will be held at Valley Chapel United Methodist Church in Pleasant Valley on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 11 am with Pastor Andrew Tennant and Rev. Elizabeth Wycoff officiating. Interment will follow at WV National Cemetery in Pruntytown where full military honors will be conducted by the Marion County Veterans Council Honor Guard.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.carpenterandford.com