Hubbard Cozart Turner, Jr., 86

Hubbard Cozart Turner, Jr

Of Leesburg, VA was 86 when he passed peacefully on Monday, May 16, 2016 at the Adler Center for Caring in Aldie, Virginia.  Born on September 29, 1929 in Greenville, SC he was the son of the late Dr. Hubbard C. Turner and Irene Bomar Turner.  Hub attended high school in Greenville, SC and continued on to Clemson College where he graduated in 1951 in the Air Force ROTC program with a Bachelor of Science iTurner, Hubbard Cozart , Jr. copyn Electrical Engineering.  Hub served in the Air Force as a Second Lieutenant during the Korean conflict.  His service continued as a reserve officer, rising to the rank of Captain until his honorable discharge in 1962.

He used his training as an electrical engineer to build his career in the defense industry that spanned over 30 years of service.   During retirement, Hub enjoyed the challenge of golf, his grandchildren and home improvement projects.  Neighbors will remember Hub as the friendly and helpful go-to-guy for advice on how to fix anything.

He was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Theresa (Terry) Turner, and is survived by daughters Lisa Turner Honshul (Gregory) of Leesburg, VA, Valerie M. Sepple (Jack) of Highlands Ranch, CO, grandchildren Jessica Sepple and Jack T. Sepple, also of Highlands Ranch, CO and a number of nieces and nephews.

Hub, along with his wife, were active members and contributors of St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Leesburg for over 40 years.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Loudoun Funeral Chapel.  A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, June 10, 2016 at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church with Father John Mosimann officiating.  Burial will follow at St John Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Adler Center for Caring in Aldie, VA, or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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