Vernon (Kent) Turner

Vernon (Kent) Turner, age 77, passed away peacefully with his caring and loving wife by his side on December 30, 2022. After a long battle with Alzheimer’s, he is finally at peace. 

Kent was born on June 28, 1945, to Jack Turner and Agnes Goodspeed in Moab. Growing up in Moab, Kent excelled in archery and loved the outdoors. Kent graduated from Grand County High School, Class of 1964. After that, Kent worked in the uranium mines, which he enjoyed. Later, Kent relocated to Salt Lake City and worked as a professional truck driver for 24 years. For recreation, Kent enjoyed strumming his guitar and playing golf. He will be greatly missed by his wife and family.

Special thanks to Harmony Hospice, Nurse Jamie, Aide Juan, Chaplin Laurie and all Kent’s caregivers at Capitol Hill Senior Living. Graveside services will be held in the late spring.

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