Curtis Turner | Obituaries | Enid News and Eagle
A Christian burial mass for Curtis Eugene Turner, 68, of Hennessey, will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hennessey Oklahoma on Wednesday, April 28, at 2 p.m., with Father Edward Manasco officiating. Interment will follow at Hennessey Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home. A rosary will be at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday April 27 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, with Ms. Melissa Matousek officiating.
Curtis Eugene Turner, 68, was born April 28, 1952 in Julesburg, Colorado to Sue Ann (Penny) and John Turner, and died April 22, 2021 at St. Johns Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Curtis moved to Hennessey in 1960 where he attended school and spent his summers as a drilling and service assistant before graduating from Hennessey High School in 1970. He was truly a jack of all trades. do and enjoyed working in a variety of jobs throughout his life including bricklayer, oilfield driller / tool pusher, and eventually retired after being director of public works at Hennessey for 15 years.
Curtis was a charismatic individual who never met a stranger. He had an infectious smile and a spiritual personality. He enjoyed mastering skills such as cooking, fishing, and winemaking.
He is predeceased by his parents, his brother Kenny Turner and a child.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Sandra; Norman’s daughter Tracy Turner; son Travis Turner of Norman; son Tyler Turner, MD, and wife Halen Turner, MD, of Milwaukee; one sister, Kathy Hodges, of Enid; as well as many other extended family members.
He left a lasting impression and will be sadly missed. He may be gone but will never be forgotten.
Memorials to Curtis’s name can be made at Saint Joseph’s Hennessey Catholic Church, with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodian of the funds.
Condolences can be made and services viewed online at www.ladusauevans.com.