Thomas “Butch” William Turner, 73 of Dumas passed away on Monday, January 11, 2021. Memorial services will be held at 11 o’clock in the morning on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Temple Baptist Church with Pastor Chris Fobbs officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Beeson ~ Morrison Funeral Directors.
Butch was born on July 31, 1947 in Matador, TX to LeJeune and Vera (Barham) Turner and graduated from Flomot High School. Butch moved to the Moore County area in 1965 and was united in marriage to Kaye Jennings on August 25, 1967 in Etter, TX. Butch was a true cowboy who loved everything about the cowboy way of life, especially horses. He worked for Texas Beef for 23 years and had most recently worked with John Ballard on his ranch for the last 5 years. Butch was a member of the Temple Baptist Church and will be missed by his family and friends.
Butch was preceded in death by his parents.
Butch is survived by his wife, Kaye, of the home; sons: Thomas LeJeune Turner and wife Cindy of Shattuck, OK, Jess William Turner and wife Cari of Amarillo, TX; sister: Janet Edwards and husband Vernon of Amarillo, TX; grandchildren: Braden Turner and wife Katelyn, John Turner, and Kala Turner; great-grandchildren: Layla Turner-Kemp, Madilyn Turner, Wade Turner, Arya Turner.