Calvin J. Turner Jr., was born Aug. 30, 1944, in Dale County, Alabama, and passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. Calvin was preceded in death by his wife, Judy Thompson Turner, parents — Calvin and Dortris Turner and son in law Todd Fulghum.

Calvin graduated from Carroll High School in Ozark, Alabama, in 1962. He then moved to Auburn, to attend Auburn University. He graduated in 1966 in textile science. He was employed at West Point Pepperell-Stevens for more than 40 years. He was a devoted husband, father, granddaddy and great-granddaddy. He enjoyed throughout his life hunting, fishing, gardening, genealogy, Auburn football and spending time with his family.

Calvin is survived by his children: Lynn Godfrey (Jim), Brian Turner, David Turner, Denise Fulghum; Grandchildren: Matthew Godfrey, Amber Godfrey, Clint Fulghum, Whitney Fulghum, and Nathan Godfrey; Great-grandchildren: Skyler Godfrey, Anthony Fulghum, Chelsea Godfrey, Aubrey Godfrey, Kainen Tumlin, Aria Tumlin, T.J. Tumlin; Sister: Lorraine Sanders (John); Aunt: Linda Fitzgerald; Nephew: Rob Sanders; Niece: Lori Skidmore (Brent) and a host of extended family members.

A visitation was held at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home Dec. 9, 2022, and graveside services were held at Peniel Cemetery in Skipperville, Alabama Dec. 10. Flowers will be accepted or donations to charity of your choice.