Juan Turner

Date of Birth

January 31, 1960

Date of Death

October 12, 2021

City of Death

Santa Barbara, CA

On Tuesday, October 12, 2021 Juan Turner passed away at the age of 61. His parents, Verla Mae Brown Carter, and Anderson Turner, preceded him in death.

Juan was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and raised in Santa Barbara, CA. He received his education at Franklin Elementary School, La Cumbre Jr. High, and Santa Barbara High School for a brief period where he participated in track and field. Juan also attended Chanel Islands High School and Oxnard Community College. After college, Juan worked at the Port Hueneme Naval Base, and later as a painter and tradesman.

Juan became passionate about his faith in God and music, confessed Christ at an early age, and was baptized at Greater Hope Missionary Baptist Church. As a youth he sang with the voices of Greater Hope Choir where he later became the minister of music for Greater Hope and faithfully and generously donated his time, and services to various churches within the district.

Juan leaves to cherish his memory his children: Natasha Chasity Miller, Tywanda Stallings, Kevin Turner, Juan Turner, Jr., Siobhan Turner, and Jalen Turner; his two brothers, Lyle Juan Carter, Terry Carter, and one sister Juanita Turner. Many nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive him.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, October 29, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Greater Hope Missionary Baptist Church 430 East Figueroa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Reverend JB Ficklin, Jr., Officiant


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