Bobby Lee Turnmire

Thursday, September 16, 1965 - Friday, September 3, 2021

Deeply Missed

Photo of Bobby Lee Turnmire  - 1965-2021

Canton/ Valdese- Our hearts are saddened at the passing of Bobby Lee Turnmire, age 55, on Friday, September 3, 2021.

Bobby was born September 16, 1965 in Burke County and had resided most of his life in Valdese. He had been employed in the trucking industry as a trailer mechanic with Truck Service Inc. of Forest City for many dedicated years.  He loved being near the ocean and was an avid coastal fisherman. Bobby was a friend to everyone and he will be deeply missed by his family and his many friends.

Surviving are his parents, Robert Turnmire and Evelyn Frizsell Turnmire of Valdese; his wife, Maria Turnmire of Morganton; his daughter, Karyn Turnmire of Morganton; a grandson, “Bash” Turnmire; a sister, Lisa Turnmire of Madisonville, TN; a brother, David Turnmire of Valdese; and also a dear and special friend, Karen Jones of Canton.

No formal funeral services for Mr. Turnmire will be held at this time.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Turnmire family.

Condolences from family and friends

Bobby was my best friend for 34 yrs. I love him and grieve his passing. Only a few people know that we still loved one another. He always looked after me. "Your Still the One".
Kellie Turnmire
Bobby was a great person and friend, good one gone way too soon . Rest in peace Bobby, you will be missed.
Shane Abernethy ( Chambers Trans)
Bobby was one of my best friends and coworkers. I will miss him very, very much. My heart goes out to his family and friends. I will keep each one in my prayers.
Donnie Bradley