William Jerald Turner, III

September 24, 1972 ~ March 1, 2020 (age 47)


William (Billy) Jerald Turner, III, 47 of Narrows, VA passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020. Billy was born on September 24, 1972 in Pearisburg and was a son of Susan Robertson Sechrest and the late William Jerald Turner, Jr.  Besides his father, he was preceded in death by his PawPaw, Clarence Robertson, Grandaddy, Bill Turner, and a special Aunt, Trudy Huffman.  Billy was a graduate of Narrows High School where he wrestled and played football.  Once he graduated, Billy joined the United States Marine Corps. With Billy’s personality, he could make anyone laugh on their worst day.  Family, blood or not, Billy loved with all his heart.  He will be remembered for his big heart, crazy funny stories, and his contagious laughter and smile.  As much as he loved, Billy was loved right back.  He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.  Along with his mother, he is survived by two step-fathers, Ken Sechrest of VA Beach, DeWayne Myers (Sandra) of Narrows, two brothers, Jeremy DeWayne Turner (Kristyanna) of VA Beach, Nathan Myers of Narrows, a sister, Natasha McPhee (K.J.) of Martinsburg, WV, four uncles, Bill Robertson of Narrows, Dave Robertson of Narrows, Joey Turner (Sharon) of Princeton, WV, Jim Robertson of NOVA, an aunt, Elaine Case of Richmond and many cousins, nieces and nephews.  The family will receive friends at the Givens-Riffe Funeral Home Friday, March 6, 2020 from 5 – 7pm.  Graveside services will be conducted Saturday at 1pm at the French-Turner Cemetery on Wolf Creek, VA.  The family is being served by Givens-Riffe Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at  In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the VFW or charity of your choice.  The family is being served by Givens-Riffe Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at

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March 6, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Givens - Riffe Funeral Service, Inc
600 Main Street
Narrows, VA 24124-1416

Graveside Service
March 7, 2020

1:00 PM
French - Turner Cemetery
Narrows, VA 24124

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