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Best dad ever
1 of 32 | Posted by: Theresa Dolata

“Dad, I love you more than life itself you were my dad and Mom . There are not enough words in the universe to describe you Dad. You loved your girls...Read More »
2 of 32 | Posted by: Kathy Blevins - Port Deposit, MD

“Kim,Debbie & I are so sorry for your loss.We are keeping you and family in our prayers.I wanted to share something about Uncle Bill & my Dad that...Read More »
3 of 32 | Posted by: Ashley Turner - Jacksonville, FL

“My heart goes to you Kim I know what it's like to lose the love of your life time. and God will help you also if you need anything please let me know...Read More »
4 of 32 | Posted by: Shelia McFarland - Bolivia, NC

I love you dad
5 of 32 | Posted by: Theresa Dolata

“Kim & Family, You & Frank have made some wonderful memories at the Turner Ranch. May God strengthen you in the coming days. You have many people...Read More »
6 of 32 | Posted by: Sheri Dennison - King George, VA

“Life is a picture puzzle, and we go through our lives collecting pieces to make up an image both of who we are and who we've known, and what we've...Read More »
7 of 32 | Posted by: Donny Hinson - Friend

“Dad,As I sit here without you with my heart breaking and I realize you really are gone to heaven I have to be thankful for all my many wonderful...Read More »
8 of 32 | Posted by: Theresa Dolata - MD - Daughter

“Kim and Family: I am sorry this is late-I had sent it earlier but it did not go through. I have known Frank for close to 40 years and have always...Read More »
9 of 32 | Posted by: Lin (10-4) Hardy-Ford - Stella, NC

“Kim,I will always love you. as you know Frank and Norma were very good friends now thay can play togather again, I and Pat would Like to see you when...Read More »
10 of 32 | Posted by: Richard and Patricia Garber - MD

“Message continued:we started playing for Frank the next weekend at the White Gables in Millersville. That was the start of an almost 20-year run. A...Read More »
11 of 32 | Posted by: Stan Haithcock (Howard) - Bowie, MD

“I first met Frank in 1965, in a small honky tonk outisde of Fort Meade, Md. the name of the joint was "Margret's Odenton Restarramt." He was...Read More »
12 of 32 | Posted by: Stan Haithcock (Howard) - Bowie, MD

“One of the best people on this earth has left to be with our father. Papaw you will forever be loved and always missed. If anyone told you you...Read More »
13 of 32 | Posted by: Michael Jackson - marion, NC

“Kim, my thoughts and prayers have been with you for a long time. Frank is finally at peace and singing with the angels. The video was a beautiful...Read More »
14 of 32 | Posted by: Wendi Dennison Wynn - Index/KG, VA

“To the family of Frank Turner I would like to express my condolence to you may the God of comfort bring comfort to you with his right arm extended to...Read More »
15 of 32 | Posted by: Ms

Dad singing at the roundup
16 of 32 | Posted by: Theresa Dolata


17 of 32 | Posted by: Theresa Dolata

“Frank was a true friend. My aunt and uncle loved to hear him sing and I would take them to the Club Derby to hear him. When my uncle had cancer and...Read More »
18 of 32 | Posted by: Fran Harmon - Hebron, MD - Friend

“Kim,I m so sorry to hear about Frank. He was a great person and a great friend. Played music with him at the Pumpkin Patch and enjoyed every night on...Read More »
19 of 32 | Posted by: Charles Sills - Baltimore, MD

“I m so sorry to hear about Frank, May God be with him and the family. I played drums with Frank at the Pumpkin Patch and will never forget how great...Read More »
20 of 32 | Posted by: Charles Sills - Baltimore, MD

“To the family. I am sorry to learn of this loss. No-one is fully prepared for death. May you find comfort in each other and in Gods loyal love and in...Read More »
21 of 32 | Posted by: A friend

“May God take you into his kingdom and bring more happiness and contentment like you have shown your family and friends here on earth...you are a...Read More »
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23 of 32 | Posted by: Lin (10-4) Hardy-Ford - Stella, NC

“BLESSING AND PRAYERS TO ALL. FRANK WAS A SHINING LIGHT WHEREVER HE WAS. XOXOXO KENNY AND JEANNIE ALLISON ”
24 of 32 | Posted by: KENNETH and jeannie ALLISON - VA

“Dear Kimberley and family,We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved Frank. Our hearts are broken for you, but we know that Frank is in a...Read More »
25 of 32 | Posted by: Nacy and Nelson Krebs and Hudgins - MD

“I was just really getting to know Frank as a friend. He told me of his love for Kim and the rest of her family ,and his enormous family of friends He...Read More »
26 of 32 | Posted by: Carl Hopkins - King George, VA

“Kim,I am so sorry for your loss!! Your love for Frank was truly evident! Please know that prayers will continue for you and your family during this...Read More »
27 of 32 | Posted by: Amby Taylor - Lumberton, NC

“What a heart breaking loss this is for all of us. You were truly one of kind that's for sure. I remember when I got sick you called to check on me...Read More »
28 of 32 | Posted by: Renee Dillard - Annapolis, MD

“Kimberley,My thoughts, prayers, love, and deepest sympathy to you.It was always so nice to see you and Frank at PCBC, and at themusical get-togethers...Read More »
29 of 32 | Posted by: Kay Costa - Montross, VA - Friend

“R.I.P. to one of the greatest men that ever lived. Words cannot begin to describe the talent and resilience my grandfather had. ”
30 of 32 | Posted by: Austin Turner - MD

“Love and Prayers to Kimberly and family ”
31 of 32 | Posted by: Maria Hottel - St. Petersburg, FL

My dad and Uncle Frank “DadThere are not enough words to begin to tell you how very much I love you. You were my dad , mom and friend rolled up in one. I always knew no...Read More »
32 of 32 | Posted by: Sharon Tomison - Daughter


Frank Delane Turner, 80, of Turner Ranch in King George, Virginia, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. Born March 13, 1937, in Burnsville, North Carolina, he was the son of the late James W. Turner and Elizabeth R. Jenkins.

He is survived by his loving wife, Kimberley; three daughters – Theresa Dolata (Eric), Sharon Tomison (John), and Kathy Turner; one son, Bruce Turner; his paternal aunt, Verlyn White; two brothers – James R. Turner and Rick Turner (Karen); four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Frank was a gifted entertainer whose country music career spanned several decades fronting bands including the Country Rhythm Boys, the New Country Showmen, and Turner's Outlaw Band. In 2010 he was a charter inductee to the Maryland Country Music Legends Hall of Fame, and in 2011 was honored as their Man of the Year. He was a talented carpenter who crafted beautiful hardwood furniture. He loved camping and enjoyed weekend trips in the bus he converted into a motorhome. An avid antique car enthusiast, Frank was a member of the Colonial Beach Cruisers. He was a proud member of American Legion Post 148. Frank drove for R&E Hauling in Baltimore, Maryland for over 20 years. He also drove several years for Fred Rhoades.

A visitation will take place at Storke Funeral Home, Nash and Slaw Chapel in King George on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 6 to 8pm. Funeral services will be held at Shiloh Baptist Church in King George on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 2 p.m. with interment following in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.storkefuneralhome.com.