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Kevin Turner

October 29th, 1956 – June 21st, 2023

Kevin Dale Turner, 66, of Rowlesburg, WV and rural Rushville, IL, passed away Wednesday June 21, 2023 at his home. Kevin was born on October 29, 1956 in East Liverpool, Ohio a son of the late Jacob and Ruth Cox Turner. Kevin was originally a Morgantown Firefighter before becoming a local real estate developer and contractor in the Morgantown area.

He was the Founder of The Holy Pursuit Dream Foundation which provides hunting and fishing trips for children suffering from, or have previously suffered from, a life threatening illness at no cost to them or their families. In the last years of his life he made it his mission to make a difference in the lives of children through this foundation.

Kevin is survived by his son, Shiloh (Hannah) Turner and their son Isaiah of Rowlesburg, one brother Jacob Craig (Anne) Turner of South Carolina and one sister Lori (Steven) Turner of Ronceverte, WV

A Celebration of Kevin’s life will be held on Friday, July 28th, 2023 at 7:00 pm at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria, IL. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Kevin’s name to The Holy Pursuit Dream Foundation, 943 Blackberry Hill, Rowlesburg, WV 26425. Memorials may also be left off at the funeral home.


July 28th, 2023

we were so sorry to hear of kevin"s passing. gene & connie Lockard