(WEDOWEE) A funeral service for Phillip Turley, 56, of Wedowee will be Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, at 2 p.m. in the Toby Miller Chapel at Miller Funeral Home. His nephew, Bryan Wysner, will officiate. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Anniston. The family will receive friends on the same day from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Turley died Sept. 27, 2020.

Mr. Turley enjoyed being outside. He liked hunting, fishing, walking his dogs and taking walks in the woods. He loved writing. He had a way with his words and was able to use his ability to write to encourage his friends and family. Mr. Turley loved everyone and was very easygoing. Mr. Turley was a loving and caring husband, father, Paw Paw, brother and friend and will be deeply missed by all those who knew him.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Rita Turley; children, Kristy Turley (Ryan Knowles) and Scott Turley (Carrie Rowe); grandchildren, Alexander Knowles, Kaitlyn Knowles, Sailor Knowles, Greyson Turley and Jaxon Turley; siblings, Margrette Christopher, Sandra Wysner (Maley), Gerald Turley (Carol), David Turley (Linda), Deborah Sue Chandler, Stevie Turley (Debby) and Michael Turley (Debra); furbabies, Nakita and Diva; and a host of extended family members and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Inez Turley, and brothers-in-law, Robert Christopher and Mike Chandler.

Pallbearers will be Matthew Berdeaux, Lance Martin, Chris Smith, Mike Smith, Noah Chandler, Zachary Chandler, Dillan Turley and Houston Chandler.

Miller Funeral Home, Oxford.

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