Bobby Lee Turnmire
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.