In Memory

Buford (Bo) Turner

Buford (Bo) Turner


Buford Turner

ASHEBORO - Buford Benson "Bo" Turner, 74, passed away on Nov. 26, 2015, at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro.

Bo was born Aug. 29, 1941 to Samuel Burl Turner and Louise Buckner Turner.

Mr. Turner was a native of Gastonia, and served his country in the US Army. He graduated from West-ern Carolina University with a degree in business and was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. He was retired from PaineWebber (now UBS) as an Account Vice-President. Bo was an avid golfer who loved to collect golf balls and smoke cheap cigars. He enjoyed sitting outside and taking in nature.

He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Cheryl Cates Turner; stepson, Chris Clark of Asheboro; grand-daughter, Katie Clark of Summerfield; brothers, Gary Turner and wife Peggy of High Point, Dean Turner and wife Susie of Huntersville; sister, Beverly Ann Clemmer and husband Austin of Gastonia; and a host of very special nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro with the Rev. Dale Sloan officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. 

The family would like to express a special thanks to all of the first responders who helped Bo so many times.

Memorials may be made to the Ulah Volunteer Fire Department, 2067 Pisgah Covered BridgeRd., Asheboro, NC 27205; the American Diabetes Association, 1300 Baxter St., Suite 150, Charlotte, NC 28204; the NC Zoological Society, 4403 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC 27205; or the charity of the donor's choice.