Eric Inness Turner


Eric Inness Turner

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Eric Inness Turner

Eric Inness Turner, 54, passed away March 14, 2020 at his home in Yulee, Fla. after a short illness.

Eric was born in Bennington, Vt. He graduated from Mount Anthony Union High School and then earned a bachelor’s degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Eric worked in the aviation industry his entire life. He was director of Aircraft Maintenance with Fidelity National Financial in Jacksonville, Fla.

Eric is survived by his loving and devoted wife of almost 17 years, Michele Turner; their daughter, Sarah Turner; mother, Joyce Turner of Bennington; two brothers, Cailean (Christi) Turner of Cary, N.C. and Neal (Megan) Turner of Hoosick Falls, N.Y.; mother-in-law, Patti Scarpa of Fairfield, Calif.; father-in-law, Ronald (Oksana) Scarpa of Las Vegas, Nev.; brother-in-law, Joe (Becky) Scarpa of Lake Havasu, Ariz.; nephews and niece, Ian, Gavin, Neal, Thomas, Myles, Seph, Enzo, and Carly; an aunt, cousins, and many friends. Eric was predeceased by his father, Duncan Turner.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 20, 2020. The family will receive friends beginning at 12 p.m. at the Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral Home, located at 3600 Third St. in South Jacksonville Beach. There will be a graveside service at the convenience of the family in Bennington.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Eric’s honor to the American Cancer Society at or the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation at

Please visit his online tribute at

Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral Home