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Ronald L. "Ronnie" Turnage

August 9, 1947 ~ April 12, 2022 (age 74)

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Chesterfield, SC


          Mr. Ronald L. “Ronnie” Turnage, age 74, entered into rest on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Funeral services will be 12:00 PM Friday, April 15, 2022 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Brent Taylor with burial to follow in the Bay Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 5:00 – 7:00 PM Thursday, April 14, 2022 at the funeral home.


          For those who are unable to attend, you are invited to watch the service virtually via the Miller Rivers Caulder Funeral Home Facebook page.    


          Mr. Turnage was born August 9, 1947 in Chesterfield, SC the son of the late Wade Timothy and Newell Graves Turnage. He worked as a millwright and retired from Aberdeen Fabrics. Ronnie enjoyed playing golf, fishing, and hunting. He was a true family man and enjoyed spending time with them.


          In addition to his parents, Mr. Turnage was also preceded in death by his siblings, Patsy Turnage, Jane Wallace, Sharon Garris, Sara Arant, Judy Suggs, Wayne Turnage, Denise Conrad, and Karen Melton.


          Survivors include his beloved wife of 56 years, Gertrude G. Turnage of the home; children, Rene Wallace and her husband, Paul Wallace, IV, Bryan Turnage and his wife, Lisa Turnage of Summerfield, NC; grandchildren, Landon Turnage, Brett Wallace, and Reagan Wallace; great grandchildren, Ava Turnage, and Karson Turnage; sister, Linda (Robert) Davis of Chesterfield, SC; brothers, Steve (Sandra) Turnage of Cheraw, SC, and Joe (Kathy) Turnage of Pageland, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.


          The family would like to offer a heartfelt Thank You to the staff of McLeod Hospice including McLeod Hospice House for the exceptional care and comfort provided to Mr. Turnage and their family.


 Memorials may be made to the McLeod Foundation, C/0 McLeod Hospice, P O Box 100551, Florence, South Carolina, 29501.



Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home ( of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Turnage family.








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April 14, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home
318 E Main Street
Chesterfield, SC 29709

Funeral Service
April 15, 2022

12:00 PM
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home Chapel
318 East Main Street
Chesterfield, SC 29709

Committal Following Funeral

Bay Springs Baptist Church Cemetery
1888 Bay Springs Church Rd
Chesterfield, SC 29709

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