Wes Turner Turner

Profile Updated: September 8, 2016
Wes Turner
Residing In: Dade City, FL USA
Spouse/Partner: Betsy Turner (Stafford)
Occupation: Retired
Children: Wes (1969), Wendy(1970), Jeff (1972) (deceased)
Military Service: 101st Airborne, US Army  
Yes! Attending Reunion
Grandchildren:

Cam (1998), Rachel (1997), Jessie (1999), Samantha (1999), Bobby (2001), Tommy (2001)

Which Junior High School did you attend?

Day

Which Elementary school(s) did you attend?

Carr

Where were you when President Kennedy was shot? Describe the scene.

I was home sick that day. I was able to watch the news as the story unfolded.

Who was the person who most influenced your life? (For good or bad) What did they do to affect you? How is this influence affecting you today?

Staff Sergeant Dan Thomoplous. He taught me how to lead and how to follow. He gave me the confidence I would need to do the things that I did with my life.

I made an effort to find Sgt Thomoplous this August on the internet. Sadly he passed away the week before I found him. It was his obituary that came up on my search of Google

Rest in Peace Sergeant Thomopolous.

If you won a large Lottery prize, what would you do with the money?

Spend it as fast as I can. We are not kids any more!

What memories do you have of grade school or Jr. High?

That it is a long time from 8:30 to 3:30

Did you ever skip school?

NOPE

Where have you lived? States, countries, continents... did you move much?

Tennessee, New Hampshire, Florida

Can you (still!) drive a stick shift? What kind of car do you have now? What was your favorite car that you owned? Did you ever get your dream car? Where did you get your license? (How many time did you have to take the test ?)

Yes, I drive a 1977 MG Midget when the car feels up to it.
I got my drivers license in Watertown on the first try. (My father was a cop) !!??

Favorite TV show or movie from your childhood, favorite tv or move since then? Why?

My all time favorite TV show was (still is) "Hogans Heroes".

Married? Divorced? In a long term relationship? Did you marry your high school sweetheart? Are you still married to this person? How did you meet your spouse or partner?

I married the lovely young lady that sat next to me in Homeroom 2213 at Newton High School. Betsy (Stafford) and I have been Happily married for 50 years as of August 20 2016.
I love her as much today as I did then.

What do you love, or love to do, most in this world?

Play Hockey. However, knees and age now require it to be golf.

Have you ever sung Karoake?

If I did I can't remember it.

Which college (or other higher education) did you attend?

UHK@RVN, Austin Peay, Plumbers Union Local 12 apprentice program

Teachers: Favorites, least liked, most significant.

Favorite: Mr. Reed
Least Favorite: Mike Gradone

Which Reunions have you attended?

Tenth
Twenty-fifth
Fiftieth

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