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Donald C. Turner

HURST -- Donald C. Turner, 82, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014.
Funeral: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in Greenwood Chapel. Interment: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Greenwood.
Donald started early in life in the field of aviation. He continued into the U.S. Army where he became certified in fixed wing as well as helicopters. He started his aviation career with Central Airlines then moved on to Braniff. He retired as a structural engineer for Dalfort Aviation. He was an avid glider pilot, instructor and tow pilot. He had many things published within the Soaring Society throughout his life and career. His family, his children and aviation were his passions.
Donald was preceded in death by his wife, Mary.
Survivors: Sons, Ike Turner and Scott Turner; daughter, Susan Sims; sister, Brenda Warg; stepmother, Sally Turner; and four grandchildren.