Howard Lee Turney, age 83, of Carnation passed away on March 26, 2012, at Evergreen Hospital.
Howard was born January 8, 1929, in Shiloh, Arkansas, the son of John Robert and Winnie Lee Turney. , He was raised in Heber Springs, Arkansas, and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Howard came to the valley in 1949 and married Marilyn Berndt on February 23, 1951, in Auburn, Wash. They were married for 61 years. He was a carpenter by occupation and was a charter member of Local 30 of the Carpenters Union.
Howard was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and two sisters.Howard is survived by his wife, Marilyn Turney; two sons, Robert and Larry (Holly); five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
At Howard’s request, no services will be provided.Friends are invited to sign the family’s online guestbook at www.flintofts.com.