J. L. Turman, Jr.



Mr. J. L. Turman, Jr., 81, of Salisbury, passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at the Lutheran Home of Salisbury. He was born October 4, 1936 in Rowan County to the late Jay Lee and Mabel Goodman Turman.
Mr. Turman was a 1954 graduate of Mt. Ulla High School. He retired from B. F. Goodrich. He was a volunteer fireman for Locke Township Fire Department for many years. He was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Marlene Turman Hinceman. He is survived by his wife, Gay Trivette Turman, who he married March 24, 1956, daughter Karen Turman Starnes Black (husband Bobby) of Salisbury, son Wesley Turman (wife Vicki) of Charlotte, a brother Delane Turman (wife Susan) of Salisbury, sisters Kay Smith and Sherry Towell (husband Norman) both of Salisbury, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be on Friday, January 26th from 10:00 – 11:00 am at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 5202 Mooresville Road Salisbury, NC 28147.
Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 am, with the Rev. Rick Thomas officiating. Burial will be at Rowan Memorial Park, 4125 Franklin Community Center Road, Salisbury, NC 28144.
Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Turman family.