Gillis Turner Jr

A photo of Gillis Turner Jr


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Friday November 2, 2018
2:00 p.m.


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Friday November 2, 2018
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Gillis Turner Jr. passed away at the Chatham-Kent Hospice on Wednesday October 31, 2018 at the age of 66 years. Gil was predeceased by his wife Janice (Embury) Turner in 2012. He will be remembered fondly by his children Suzanne & Tim Vaughan and Bill & Andrea Turner, by his grandchildren Kaylie and Harley Vaughan and Reece and Mason Turner. He will also be remembered by his sisters Betty Clark, Sandra & Bob McNear and Debra & Bob Senyk, his sister in law Patsy & Garnet Johnson and his nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Louella & Gillis Turner.

Gil and Janice enjoyed travelling in their lifetimes. They enjoyed bus trips, ball games and camping at Campers Cove in Wheatley. After Janice’s passing and his own retirement from Resistance Welding in Blenheim, Gil enjoyed being a part of the Blenheim Legion and in his spare time he took up coin collecting.

Family and friends are invited to the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Friday November 2, 2018 where visitation will take place from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. A Funeral Service conducted by Rev. David Fuller will follow immediately after the visitation at 2:00 p.m. Gil will be laid to rest in Evergreen Cemetery with Janice and his parents.

Gil’s final days were made comfortable thanks to the staff and volunteers at the Chatham-Kent Hospice. Friends wishing to remember him with a memorial donation are encouraged to consider the Hospice so that they can continue to help others.



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Suzanne- I'm so sorry for your loss and extend my sincere sympathy to you and your family.

Betty, Sandy and Deb and family. Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of Gil May He Rest in Peace

Dear Suzanne - my deepest sympathy to you and your entire family.

I am sorry to hear of Gil's passing. He and Janice were a lot of fun to bowl with! We shared many laughs! My prayers go out to his family. Linda Stonehouse-Paling

I am glad we had a short visit when I was down in May. We talked about old times, had a few laughs, enjoyed seeing each other. My sympathy is with the family at this time. RIP Uncle Bun.

Betty, Sandy and Deb; Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your brother. You and your families are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Sorry for the passing of your loved one. May the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort be with the family and friends, (Acts 24:15).

I send condolances to you and your family. It is hard to accept the passing of a parent .

Sorry for your loss Bill and Andrea, Smitty ,Ang, Kayla .

Our Sincere condolences are with all the family at this time.

Dear Susie - I was thinking of you this week and just saw that Your dad had passed away. I am so sorry to hear that. Both of your parents were wonderful people and I know how much you will miss both of them. Please accept my deepest sympathy.

Suzanne & Tim and Kaylie & Harley On behalf of the YBC family and myself we offer our sincerest condolences on the passing of your Dad and Grandfather. As you move through this difficult time in your lives, remember and share all the great memories you have made. Thinking of you all.