October 26, 2022

Charlie Richard Turner age 83 of Clinchco passed away October 23, 2022 after three hard fought battles with cancer. He was the son of Floyd Jefferson and Phoeba Alice Turner of Clinchco.

He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd Turner; mother, Phoeba Turner; brothers, George, Orbie, Clarence, Jonny B, Maloy, Hansel Turner; sisters, Gaynell Sykes, Bertha Artrip, and Goldie Mitchell.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years Katy Turner; son, Ritchie (Michelle) Turner of Clintwood; daughter, Kristie (Shannon) Mullins of Fall Branch, Tn.; brother, Ray Turner of Haysi; granddaughters, Kayla (Dakota) Dahley of Kingsport Tn., Faith Turner of Clintwood; grandsons, Austin and Dustin Mullins of Fall Branch Tn., Jeremy (Kenna) Blankenship of Grundy, Caleb Mullins of Livingston Al.; great-grandsons, Remington and Ronan Blankenship of Grundy, as well as many nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Charlie was a loving and kind person who loved his family with all his heart. He was so proud of his children and grandchildren and enjoyed helping others. His family was by his side when he went to be with the lord. Charlie never complained or talked bad about anyone. He is now in a better place where there is no suffering. Our love is heavens gain. Katy hopes to see her sweet husband again someday.

Funeral services were conducted at 7 p.m., Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at Haysi Funeral Home with Elders, Kendrick Turner and Thomas Hill officiating. Pallbearers will be Austin Mullins, Dustin Mullins, Jeremy Blankenship, Donnie Turner, Daniel Turner, Donovan Turner and Caleb Mullins. A visitation started at 6 p.m. prior to the funeral service. Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m., Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at Turner Cemetery, Clinchco with Elder, Larry Hargett officiating. Online condolences may be sent to

Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.