October 27, 1964 ~ December 26, 2021

Born in: Los Angeles, California
Resided in: Inglewood, California

Ralph Steven Turner was born October 27, 1964 in Los Angeles, California. His parents are Ralph J. Turner and the late Helen R. (Smith) Thompson. Steve graduated from Gardena High School. He moved to Phoenix, Arizona where he earned his certification in Auto Mechanics. Upon his return to Los Angeles, he became a loving and dedicated father to Steven Kenshaun, Denika Marjorie, and Jemari Amear. Steve always had a passion for “fixing things” which led him to pursue a career as an Independent Residential Contractor.

Steve is survived by his father, Ralph Turner of Atlanta, Georgia; his children; and seven siblings: Carol Hopkins and Christopher Turner of Los Angeles and Gardena, California, Sylvia Davis of Vancouver, Washington, Johnny Davis of Indianapolis, Indiana, Jacqueline Andress of Fort Worth, Texas, Cheryl Marshall of Houston, Texas and Chris Thompson of Suffolk, Virginia. Steve was also blessed to be a grandfather of four beautiful grandchildren: Amiya Safay Turner, Nevaeh Marie Turner, Jordyn Lee Patterson and Naylani Noelle Turner. He will be dearly missed by all of his nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and associates.

The family of Ralph Steven Turner wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation all the many comforting words, visits, messages, calls, prayers, and other expressions of kindness, love, and concern. We also extend appreciation to Pastor Ray and Mr. Owens for their words of comfort and coordination. I am sure Stevie is looking down with a big grin on his face and a tear in his eye. May God bless you and your families.


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Gardena, CA 90247


Graveside Service: January 12, 2022 12:45 pm

Park Lawn Cemetery
6555 East Gage Avenue
Commerce, CA 90040

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  1. candle 1Praying for the family, Steve will truly be missed, when the Coleman’s Family Reunion starts back…..

  2. candle 8Steve, your life was a blessing your memory a treasure you are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure

  3. candle 7Our Deepest Sympathy and Heart Felt Condolences. He will surely be missed keeping you all in our Prayers Family at this time.

  4. candle 4My brother Stevie – my heart is so sad as I sign the guestbook. I will truly miss you and the times we shared growing up. The older I get I forget a lot of my childhood memories but sharing my weekends with you will NEVER fade – I will miss and love you always. Please know that I’m not present but my WHOLE heart is.

  5. candle 7Jonell Bunch-Bah My condolences to the family you will be truly missed.your smile just lights up the room i have not seen you in so long n when I did I had so much joy in my life your smile was just so special. Your loving cousin and family. 1-12-2022

  6. candle 7Jonell Bunch-Bah
    My condolences to the family you will be sadly missed. I had the pleasure of seeing you at a family reunion it was great seeing that smile of your such joy to remember that big smile which I will cherish always. Rest sweet child of GOD.

  7. To the Turner Family: Condolences to you on the loss of Steve. I got to know Steve through the Coleman Family Reunions that we had in the Carolinas, and we also met in California. We had a great time fellowshipping with him, and it was if we had been around him our whole lives. We hadn’t seen each other much in recent years, but he will never be forgotten! God bless, and Love you man!

  8. candle 2Steve and I were married for over 11 years and although it didn’t work out, I have always appreciated the life we had together. We enjoyed creating memories with the four children we raised. He will always hold a special place in my heart then, now, and always. Heaven called home one of the best people I ever knew.

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