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Daniel Vest Turner

October 29, 1937 ~ January 12, 2022 (age 84)

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Obituary Of Daniel Vest Turner

Daniel V. Turner passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at Tidal Health Nanticoke surrounded by his loving family. He was 84 years old.

He was born on October 29th, 1937, to the late William Howard Turner and Lula Collins Turner in Kentucky.  In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Barbara Ann Turner who passed in July of 2021, as well as two sisters Wanda Johnson and Bernice Conley.

Daniel was surrounded by many women all his life by having 8 sisters with Daniel being the oldest sibling. Having two daughters Sabrina and Lisa, one granddaughter Stephanie and three great-granddaughters Brianna, Insley and Bristol. Daniel loved spending time with his family, fishing and crabbing, boat rides, and enjoying time outside. Daniel took pride in his family and was always willing to help those in need. Daniel was also enlisted in the Air Force in his younger years preparing jets.

He is survived by his two daughters Sabrina Cardillo (Steve) of Seaford, DE. Lisa King (Brian) of Laurel, DE. He also leaves behind 1 granddaughter Stephanie Howard (Daniel) and 3 great-granddaughters Brianna Cardillo, Insley Howard and Bristol Howard. 6 sisters Joyce Crisp, Carolyn Mahoney, Elsie Little, Pamela Hall, Teresa Meyers and Billie Lou Mosley as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.


A chapel service with military honors will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 26669 Patriots Way, Millsboro, DE 19966.  Rev. Dr. James Van Der Wall will officiate.


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Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro, DE.




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January 20, 2022

1:00 PM
Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
26669 Patriots Way
Millsboro, DE 19966

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