Bobby G. Darnell Turnage Sr., 52, of Troy passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
He was born July 3, 1968, in Dyersburg to Bobby Gene Turnage and Wanda Louise Eakes.
Bobby graduated from Ripley High School. He married Keleta Turnage on March 10, 2017, in Martin and they worked together driving for West Tennessee Expediting Trucking.
He will be remembered for his heart warming smile and genuine caring soul. He enjoyed spending time with his family and loved fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Keleta Turnage of Troy; his children, Ashley Dishman of Newbern, Heather Kelley of Somerville and Bobby Turnage Jr. of Ripley; eight grandchildren; stepchildren, Michael Hall of Richlands, N.C., Megan and Madison Winchester of Troy and Autumn Jackson of Troy; and his aunt and uncle, Wendal Wilson and Jean Eakes of Cookeville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wanda and Bobby Turnage; brother, Tim Turnage; grandparents; and two grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements and Bobby’s last truck ride details are currently being planned and all friends and family will be notified of arrangements at a later date.