TURNER, Tandy Tandy Turner, 77, of Austin, Texas, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, October 16, 2016. A celebration of his life will be held at Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, 14501 North IH-35, Pflugerville, TX 78660 on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 1:00 pm. Pastor Paul Escamilla of St. John's United Methodist will be officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 6:00 - 8:00 pm also at Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home. Tandy was born October 7, 1939 to James Henry & Mabel Turner. He graduated from McCallum High School in Austin, Texas in 1958. Tandy married his middle and high school sweetheart, Juanita Randle on October 16, 1959. Tandy was a hardworking man that loved and provided for his wife and three sons. He was an automotive machinist for many years. He was part owner of an auto parts and machine business. Later he was sole owner of T's Machine shop. Tandy was well known and respected in the automotive machinist trade in the Austin area. Tandy loved sports, especially football and baseball. He spent many years in the backyard and at the fields coaching his 3 sons. He also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Tandy is survived by his wife Juanita Turner of Austin, TX, three sons, Todd Randle Turner and his wife Teri of Spicewood, Texas, Tabb Martin Turner and his wife Teresa of Cedar Park, Texas, Tory Glenn Turner and his wife Tammy of Shiner, Texas; eight grandchildren, Tonya, Todd Nathan, Dustin and Luke Turner, Jonathan Gonzales, Deidra Kuntschik, Justin & Billie Gean Kloesel, seven great-grandchildren, sister, Jane Neels and aunt, Mary Hill both of Bowie, Texas and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, James & Mabel Turner and his sister, Pat Darrel. A special thank you to Brookdale Hospice in Austin for their loving care and support and special caregiver Elsie. Please visit Tandy's memorial page at www.cookwaldencapitalparks.com where you can leave memories and condolences for his family.
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