Peter Yost Turner II, 44

Turner II

Army Staff Sergeant Peter Yost Turner II, born June of 1968, in Chicago, Illinois, beloved son of Carol Carni of Fairmont and Peter Yost Turner of Morgantown; beloved husband of Judy Cain Turner of Fairmont.

He grew up in West Virginia and was a 1986 graduate of East Fairmont High where he was a member of the football, baseball, and wrestling teams. Peter joined the Army after graduation and served as a computer programmer at Ft. Lee, Virginia. He also worked for the Federal Aviation Administration in Virginia and for the Department of the Navy in Louisiana.

Peter worked for EDS, a software development company in Warren Ohio. Upon his return to West Virginia, he worked for TMC Technologies. He was currently employed with NIOSH, as a software developer for the CDC.

Peter joined the West Virginia National Guard in 1993 and served with the 152nd MP Detachment in Moundsville, West Virginia. He deployed to Bosnia -Herzegovina as a section sergeant with the 152nd MP Detachment.

Peter was deeply involved in service to his community. He was a member of Acacia Lodge 157 AF & AM; Scottish Rite 32nd degree KCCH; Orient Chapter 9 RAM; Osiris Shrine of Wheeling, WV; Legion of Honor, Osiris Shrine of Wheeling, WV; Fort Henry York Rite College #61; WV Council #7 Knight Masons; WV College Masonic Rosicrucians; Fairmont Chapter # 34 Order of the Eastern Star; Royal Order of Scotland as well as the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was also a member of Valley Chapel United Methodist Church.

Peter was an avid trout fisherman and hunter and loved the outdoors. He loved jeeping and was a founding member of the WV Jeep Club.

SSG Peter Yost Turner II lost his battle with PTS, July 7, 2012. He was 44 years old.

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