Simeon "Rusty" Turner
Date of Death: 05-01-2022
Interred: Leavenworth National Cemetery
Funeral Service : 05-05-2022
Simeon “Rusty” Turner, of Platte County, MO passed away, May 1, 2022.
He was born on April 12, 1933 to William Lewis and Gertie Lee (Herndon) Turner in Camden Point, MO. He grew up in the Camden Point and Dearborn area and graduated from Dearborn High School. He then served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.
On September 17, 1955 he was united in marriage to Kay Eckholdt. After their marriage they lived in Platte County where they made their home.
Simeon worked for TWA as a mechanic and retired as a supervisor after 42 years. He enjoyed farming for many years.
He was a member of Hoover Christian Church for 46 years. Simeon was a member of the Camden Point Masonic Lodge and the Shriner’s.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John and Bill Turner; step-father, Truman Buckler; and step-brother Truman Lee Buckler.
Simeon is survived by his wife, Kay, of the home; children, Robin (Rick) Norman, and David Turner; grandchildren, Stasha Berry, Sean (Ashley) Norman, Shane (Taylor) Norman; great-grandchildren, Turner, Kiley, and Rosalie; sister, Mary Lee Anderson; half-sisters, Arlene (Jerry) Mrkvicka and Darlene Buckler; and step-sister, Norma Jean Cockriel; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Funeral Service: 6:00 p.m. Thursday, May 5th at Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Smithville, MO with visitation following until 8:30 p.m.
Private Family Burial at Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS.
Donations may be made to Hoover Christian Church or donor's choice.