Michael Turner, age 31 of Albany, passed away, Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. Graveside services were held Monday, Aug. 30 in the Albany Cemetery with Jeff Turner, Jr. officiating. Services were entrusted to Morehart Mortuary.
Michael Ryan Turner was born Feb. 26, 1990 in Snyder, Texas to parents, Jeff Turner and Lana Britton. He found his home in Snyder, Midland, and Albany, Texas.
Early on, Michael always carved his own path. He found his passion in various things from gardening to his love for animals. At the heart of Michael, he was an artist, looking at life through the lens of creativity. He possessed a complex, yet beautiful soul.
Through hard work and determination, Michael earned his GED. Later, Michael pursued an education in dog and pet grooming and earned a certificate of license to professionally care for animals. Michael worked for Lively Dog House as a dog groomer. Above all interests and career, Michael found his greatest comfort and love in his family and cherished family gatherings.
Michael was preceded in death by his step father, Harold Britton; grandparents, Rex and Neva Hall and Wayne and Patricia Turner. He is survived by his mother, Lana Britton of Albany; father, Jeff Turner of Snyder; brother, Jeffery Turner and wife Crystal of Albany; sister, Rachel Turner of Snyder; four nephews and nieces, Gwendolyn Turner, Nolan Turner, Gregory Ramos, and Dahliana Ramos.
His family would like to express their deepest gratitude to the Schooler and Ledbetter families. Through them, Michael found his confidence, stride, and career that bettered him in more ways than we will ever know.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Albany and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made online at www.morehart mortuary.net. PD