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Donald C. Turner

Donald C. Turner, 69, died Sunday, December 10, 2023, in his home.  Born on January 30, 1954, in Portsmouth, he was a son of the late Howard Joseph Turner and Gertrude Catherine Will Turner and was a retired social studies teacher and school bus driver for Portsmouth City Schools.

A graduate of Minford High School, he obtained his bachelor’s degree from Ohio University.  Don attended St. Peter in Chains Catholic Church, was a farmer and was a member of the Ohio Farm Bureau.

Also preceding him in death was a sister, Angela Wyant.

Surviving is a brother, David (Leslie) Turner of Wheelersburg, three sisters, Regina (John) Craig and Rita (Frank) Miller, all of Wheelersburg and Doris Pichick of Pickerington, a brother-in-law, Tom Wyant of Carmel, IN and four nieces and one nephew.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 14th,  at St. Peter’s Church with Fr. Peter Gideon as celebrant.  Interment will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.

The family will receive guests at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Recitation of the rosary will be at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Memorial gifts may be made to Wounded Warriors.



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