Thomas Edward Turner 65, of Lakeland, Florida passed away on January 29, 2021. Tom was born July 10, 1955 in Queens, New York to parents Eugene and Catherine Turner. He relocated to Florida with his family in 1984. Tom was a self-taught mechanic and tradesman; he worked as an auto mechanic his whole life and enjoyed teaching the trade to his son. In his younger years, he enjoyed his time as a drummer in a band. Tom was a very generous and selfless person, always putting his family and friend’s needs and well-being before his own.
Tom is predeceased by his brother Joe Turner and sister Lynn Brennan. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Joanne Turner, son, Michael (Heather) Passarelli, daughter, Lori (James) Bastick, sisters, Agnes (Eddie) Czarnecki, Janie (Jack) Russell, brothers, Eugene (Vicki) Turner, John (Denise) Turner, grandchildren, Richard, Michael, Garrett and Graham, and many nieces, nephews and, cousins. Tom leaves behind many whose lives he positively impacted and will be missed.