Roy C. Turner
Roy C. Turner, age 80, of Little Rock died Monday, October 25, 2004. He was
born on September 3, 1924, to Roy C. and Pearl (White) Turner in Lonoke, AR. Mr.
Turner was an investment banker and securities trader for over 40 years, having
retired from Stephens Inc. in 1987 where he was Vice President and Head of
Mr. Turner was a WWII veteran of the US Army serving in Europe, where he
fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Upon his return to Arkansas at the war's end
he graduated from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He was a member of
the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. An avid world traveler and lover of good food and
fine wines, Roy also enjoyed hunting and fishing with his late father-in-law,
Thomas O. Mabry of Okolona, MS, and his son and grandsons.
Preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Marjorie Janet Kelley of St.
Louis, Mr. Turner is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Betty Mabry Turner
of Little Rock, his son and daughter-in-law, Roy "Te" and Kathleen
Turner of Austin, TX, a daughter-in-law, Brenda M. Turner of Little Rock, three
grandsons, Alan Turner of Memphis, TN, Brendan Turner of Blacksburg, VA, and
Chris Griffin of Austin, and his devoted housekeeper JoAnn Watson.
The family wishes to invite Roy's friends to attend a festive gathering in
celebration of his life at his home in Little Rock on Wednesday, October 27th
from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pulaski
County Humane Society, Arkansas Hospice, or the charity of ones choice.
Cremation Arrangements are by Ruebel Funeral Home.
- Your are in our thoughts.
Deede and Bob Phelps
Little Rock, Arkansas