Clyde McRae "Mac" Turlington passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018 at the First Health Hospice Care in West End, NC.
He was born February 17, 1936 to Myrtle Dale Broglin and Sydner Turlington who preceded him in death.
While attending Dunn High School, he met his wife to be Mary Lou Westbrook. They were married December 15, 1957 when he was a junior at University of North Carolina. He proudly played football for the Tar Heels for four years (1955-1958).
After college, he was recreation director in Dunn for a time. He came to Fayetteville in 1963 and went into the auto parts business for many years.
He was a member of the Fayetteville JC’s and served on the board of Southern National Bank. He was a member of Highland Presbyterian Church where he enjoyed the men’s Sunday School Class and serving as a deacon.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Turlington; 3 sons, John McRae Turlington of Moreland, Ga, Kenneth Neal Turlington of the home, and Frank Daley Turlington of Fayetteville; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Daley Turlington of the home; brothers, James Dale Broglin of Fayetteville and Lynn Anthony Broglin (Brenda) of Gastonia.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Highland Presbyterian Church, 111 Highland Ave. Fayetteville, NC 28305 or First Health of the Carolinas, 251 Campground Rd. West End, NC 27376
A private burial and memorial service will be held at a later date.
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To the families and loved ones of MR CLYDE MCRAE MAC TURLINGTON, who we know will be dearly missed. Almighty God promised at revelation 21:4 that he will wipe away all our tears. And death, pain, and sorrow will be no more. So,you can take great comfort in drawing close to God in prayer. And he will help sustain and support your families to endure in these difficult times and months to follow. My deepest condolences to all of your loved ones.
Submitted by CR on Mar 2 2018 08:19:50 AM
Hello Turrlington Family, Im a neighbor living in the area.
Having heard of your most recent loss, I want to leave you a brief post. I too, well know the grief of losing love ones, and that at times like these, it is encouraging just to know that others are thinking about us. Something that has really helped me to cope with such losses, is the wonderful promise of Christ Jesus, recorded for our comfort at John 5:28,29. I hope, that when you are feeling up to it, that you are going to look up these powerful Scriptures, in your copy of The Bible. Also, I hope that this brief note,finds The Family feeling as good as can be expected Today.
With Greatest Sympathy, Your Neighbor : P.D.Walker.
Submitted by P.D.Walker on Feb 10 2018 08:03:01 AM
Memories are a source of comfort when a loved one dies. They serve to keep that one alive in the heart and mind. I hope you will also be comforted by this promise that originate with the God of all comfort. This promise is stated at Isaiah 26:3, 19. There you will find these words of comfort and hope: "You will safeguard those who fully lean on you; you will give the continous peace, because it is in you that they trust.....Your dead will live. My coroses will rise up. Awake and shout joyfully, you resudents in dust! For your dew is as the dew of the morning, and the earth will let those powerless in death come to life." So sorry for your loss.
Submitted by A Neighbor on Feb 10 2018 07:07:16 AM
Elyse Craver lit a candle for Clyde McRae "Mac" Turlington
Elyse Craver lit a candle on Feb 7 2018 03:55:54 PM
I will miss Mr. Turlington coming by the office. He was always very nice to me and everyone else. I will keep you all in my prayers.
Submitted by Mary West on Feb 7 2018 02:31:41 PM
Mary West lit a candle for Clyde McRae "Mac" Turlington
Mary West lit a candle on Feb 7 2018 02:20:24 PM
Carolyn Hill Godwin lit a candle for Clyde McRae "Mac" Turlington
Carolyn Hill Godwin lit a candle on Feb 7 2018 11:09:12 AM
My heart goes out to you Mary Lou and Mac's wonderful, beautiful children and loved ones. I knew Mac as a man of great principle, love, and care. He came to my mama's funeral and always showed up when there was family need as his good mama, My Aunt Myrtle did. I will always carry his good memory and remain thankful to him. My good cousin, Mac, is; in deed, a man to celebrate!
God's blessings always, Lou (Lou came from our Great Grand Mother's name, Louchester). I always knew I was in big trouble when Grandma Langdon called out the door using "Lou Hope come here". She was the only one to use the Lou part. We all had many wonderful days around her table, the best of many good memories and no food or biscuits could compare .
Hope Stewart Turlington
Submitted by HopeTurlington1@gmail.com on Feb 7 2018 07:48:36 AM
It was my honor to met Mac and was fun being around him over this last year.
Submitted by Jim Martin on Feb 6 2018 09:22:39 AM
Remembering each of you with love and prayers
Submitted by Norma Broglin Murphy on Feb 5 2018 11:40:35 PM
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