Dallas Works Memorial - Employees In Remembrance

Ken Turner KENNETH TURNER, 77, of Mesquite, TX, passed away on Dec. 25, 2020. Kenneth was born on Sept. 8, 1943 in Dallas, TX to Hugh M. Turner and Virginia (Jones) Turner. He spent his childhood exploring the outdoors behind his parentsí house where he found his passion for nature. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force where he learned electrical engineering. He later worked for Lucent as an electrical engineer and retired after 33 years. Kenneth settled in Mesquite and raised two sons with the love of his life, Maria Elia Sanchez. He enjoyed spending his retirement reading, watching football, playing games, and doing puzzles. Kenneth was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. His greatest passions in life were his wife, sons, grandson, gardening, and the Dallas Cowboys. He will be remembered for his patience, compassion, and wisdom. He is preceded in death by his above-named parents and brother Larry. He is survived by his wife Maria, sons Greg and Damian, and grandson Andrew.