Cregg Alan Turner, 57, Chanute, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014, at his home in Chanute.
Cregg was born on Aug. 13, 1956, in Chanute, the son of Earl Wallace Turner and Zelma Jane (Davis) Pease.
He was united in marriage to Connie Sue Chandler on Aug. 31, 1974, in Chanute. She survives of the home.
Cregg worked as a welder for Young’s Welding in Chanute. He was a welder for 35 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and bowling and participated in softball league for many years.
Along with his wife Connie, he is survived by a son, Clint Alan Turner and his wife Alicia, Lawrence; two daughters, Angela Rose Turner and Zoey Mae Turner, Chanute; a grandson, Jaxon Turner; his mother, Zelma Jane Pease, Iola; a sister, Pamala Turner-Noland, Lawrence; and half siblings Virgil Holding Jr., Dawn Parker and Robert Holding.
He was preceded in death by his father; and a half-brother Delbert Holding.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, at the First Baptist Church in Chanute. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Countryside Funeral Home Johnson Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to an Educational Fund for Zoey Mae Turner and may be left with the funeral home.
Arrangements are entrusted to Countryside Funeral Home. To leave a special message on-line for the family, visit “www.countrysidefh.com”
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