Paul G. TurnerNovember 15,2012Paul G. Turner
ROYAL PALM BEACH, Fla. — Paul G. Turner, 55, died Oct. 18, 2012, from cancer.
Born Sept. 3, 1957, in Middletown, Conn., he was schooled in Middlebury, Vt., Avon Park, and joined the Coast Guard in 1974.
Mr. Turner was employed 25 years as a mechanic and truck driver for Publix at the Deerfield Beach warehouse.
He was an avid scuba diver and became a master diver in 1975, and crewed on the Rampage out of West Palm Beach.
Survivors include his wife, Theresa Miller Turner; a son, Morgan Turner of Winston Salem, N.C.; his mother, Gail Dozier of Conway, S.C.; and a sister, Suzanne Herrera of Plantation.
The memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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