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Turner, Jack C.

07/12/1944 ~


Jack Calvin Turner Jr., of Kingwood, TX, was born on July 12, 1944 in Luverne, Alabama and graduated to his Heavenly Home on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. Jack was the eldest of two children born to Jack and Bessie Turner. He attended Fletcher Elementary school, Crockett Middle School, and Beaumont High School. He went on to attend Lamar University and Sam Houston University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in business and Master’s in Business. After graduation, he began his career as a CPA. He was married to Zoe Lee Minor on August 26, 1967 at Calder Baptist Church. Jack proudly served his country in the US Army from September 1967 to May 1969 during the Vietnam War. He attained the rank of SPEC 5 and earned the Vietnam Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and the Vietnam Commendation Medal. Jack had a strong faith, he was a member of Second Baptist Church in Kingwood, TX. He loved God, his family, and friends. He was involved in various CPA organizations. On February 8, 2021, Jack was nominated biological candidate to represent accounting professionals in the state of Texas for Who’s Who in America. In his spare time, he enjoyed watching the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Astros play. When he was younger, he enjoyed hunting and fishing, coaching Cal and Chris, and loved watching movies, and the trips and time spent with family. Among his proudest moments were his baptism, marriage, marriage of his sons, and the birth of his grandchildren. Jack was kind, generous, gentle, well-loved, and at times, very stubborn. Jack is preceded in death by his father, Jack C. Turner; mother, Bessie Turner; brother-in-law, Kenneth Minor; mother-in-law, Zoe Ann Minor; and sister-in-law, Vivian Tinlin. He is survived by his loving wife, Zoe Turner; sons, Calvin Turner and Chris Turner; grandchildren, Zoe Kae Turner, Zachary Turner, Liam Jack Turner; brother, Ronnie Turner; brother-in-law, Durr Minor; sister-in-law, Sharon Minor; nieces, Renee Tinlin, Lane Wells, Lara Wortman (Mike); nephews, Lee Minor, Robert Tinlin, and Kenneth Minor, Jr.; and special friends, Bill Hughes, Milton Smoot, and Jerry Wagner.

Service Information

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 11:00am at Second Baptist Church North, 22770 US-59, Humble, TX 77339.

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6 thoughts on “Turner, Jack C.”

  1. Zoe – please accept our sympathies in Jack’s passing. He was a wonderful person and will be sorely missed. May the Holy Spirit provide you and your family comfort in these times.

    John & mary-Claire

  2. Emma and I are very sad to hear the news of Jack’s passing. He was definitely one of the good guys. We spent many many hours together working on the baseball program and enjoying being with the boys! We will really miss him.

  3. Zoe…you will not recognize my name, but you have opened your home to me. I am mary evrard’s sister snd stayed at your home when our previous jeff went home to the lord. And now, it is my time to say how sorry I am to hear of the loss of your beloved Jack. Let mary comfort you…she loves you so much. Our deepest comfort to you during this time. Sue and paul Gimby

  4. Stan & Loweta Jorgensen

    Our heartfelt condolences to Zoe and family on their loss. Jack had a special kind of laugh that also made you laugh. He was a straight shooter and called things as he saw them. His tireless devotion to youth baseball in the Kingwood area was second to none. We enjoyed some great times together. I’m guess that God is putting a special group together and needed Jack’s help. You’re in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  5. Collins Oakley

    Zoe–Jack was a friend and CPA for most of the properties KRJ Management managed while I owned the company. He always did a great job for me and I enjoyed our friendship and working relationship for many years. I will miss him.

  6. Leonard & Margaret Bedell

    Just found out about Jack’s passing last month. I am so sorry to hear of his passing so late and we would have been at his service if we had known.
    Jack was special to me and our time at Arthur Andersen, having worked with him for several years.
    He was so funny and could make us all laugh in the toughest of times. It had been several years since we had talked. He was smart and loved buy all. Our sincere sympathies to you and your family.Love,
    Leonard A. Bedell

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