July 12, 1944 - February 23, 2021
Jack Calvin Turner Jr., of Kingwood, TX, was born on July 12, 1944 in Luverne, Alabama and graduated to his Heavenly Home on Tuesday, February 23, 2021.
Jack was the eldest of two children born to Jack and Bessie Turner. He attended Fletcher Elementary school, Crockett Middle School, and Beaumont High School. He went on to attend Lamar University and Sam Houston University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in business and Master’s in Business. After graduation, he began his career as a CPA.
He was married to Zoe Lee Minor on August 26, 1967 at Calder Baptist Church. Jack proudly served his country in the US Army from September 1967 to May 1969 during the Vietnam War. He attained the rank of SPEC 5 and earned the Vietnam Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and the Vietnam Commendation Medal.
Jack had a strong faith, he was a member of Second Baptist Church in Kingwood, TX. He loved God, his family, and friends.
He was involved in various CPA organizations. On February 8, 2021, Jack was nominated biological candidate to represent accounting professionals in the state of Texas for Who’s Who in America.
In his spare time, he enjoyed watching the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Astros play. When he was younger, he enjoyed hunting and fishing, coaching Cal and Chris, and loved watching movies, and the trips and time spent with family.
Among his proudest moments were his baptism, marriage, marriage of his sons, and the birth of his grandchildren. Jack was kind, generous, gentle, well-loved, and at times, very stubborn.
Jack is preceded in death by his father, Jack C. Turner; mother, Bessie Turner; brother-in-law, Kenneth Minor; mother-in-law, Zoe Ann Minor; and sister-in-law, Vivian Tinlin.
He is survived by his loving wife, Zoe Turner; sons, Calvin Turner and Chris Turner; grandchildren, Zoe Kae Turner, Zachary Turner, Liam Jack Turner; brother, Ronnie Turner; brother-in-law, Durr Minor; sister-in-law, Sharon Minor; nieces, Renee Tinlin, Lane Wells, Lara Wortman (Mike); nephews, Lee Minor, Robert Tinlin, and Kenneth Minor, Jr.; and special friends, Bill Hughes, Milton Smoot, and Jerry Wagner.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 11:00am at Second Baptist Church North, 22770 US-59, Humble, TX 77339.
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