Mr. Vernon C. Turley Jr., age 88, of Dayton, Ohio departed this life on July 28, 2022 after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his parents Vernon C. Turley Sr. and Helen Jones Turley, wives Janet Turley and Myrtle Holloman Turley, sons Vernon C. Turley III and Tyrone Turley. Siblings: James Turley Sr., Lois Turley, Veronda Locke Wilkinson, Leola Turley, Cousin: Rosie Burns, Nephew: Floyd Holt.
Vernon accepted Christ at an early age and was a faithful member of Valley Peace Missionary Baptist Church.
Vernon C. Turley Jr. graduated from Dunbar High School. He joined the military and served in the United States Army. He retired from Harrison Radiator (GM) after 30 years of service. And was a member of IUE-CWA Local 801 Retirees Club. He was disciplined and always displayed calmness in all situations. He was also competitive, trustworthy, and a straight shooter to the point. He was very well respected. Vernon enjoyed hosting card games and attending horse races. He was an avid football lover of the National Football League (NFL).
He leaves to cherish his memory a special nephew James Jr. (Sarita) Turley of Dayton, Ohio, sister in-law Shirley Turley of Dayton, Ohio, step daughter Crystal Holloman Pryor of Dayton, Ohio, nephew George Wright of Dayton, Ohio, cousins Michelle Burns and Marsha Farmer of Dayton, Ohio and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins from Dayton, Ohio, Columbus, Ohio and Richmond, Virginia. Special friends, Andre Holman and Tony Head.