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“I am sorry for your loss I work many years with Corky at FWFD. My prayers go out the Turner family Jim Lemmel Fremont IN ”
1 of 36 | Posted by: Jim Lemmel

“My dear cousins Corky will be in your hearts and memories. this sad time will pass, he will be with you always. Sending my love. ”
2 of 36 | Posted by: Diana Norwood-Mitchell - Eastvale, CA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Corky and me have been friends since we were both "kids". Reflect on Philippians 4:8. Finally...Read More »
3 of 36 | Posted by: Gloria Phillips-Miller - TN

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
4 of 36 | Posted by: Lawrence Jordan

“Rest in Peace, we will always love you and keep our precious memories of you alive in our hearts. To our family lean on each other for strength,...Read More »
5 of 36 | Posted by: tina goings - Fort Wayne, IN

“Peace and restful journey Corky. Condolences to my cousins and friends of Corky...truly an unforgettable being. ”
6 of 36 | Posted by: Jimmy Blanks - Fort Wayne, IN

“My prayers are with you and the family at this time. Earth has no sorrow that heaven can not heal. Love you always and forever. ”
7 of 36 | Posted by: Jan Garrett - Detroit, MI

“You have my deepest sympathy. My prayers are with the family. ”
8 of 36 | Posted by: ReConna Marshall - Detroit, MI

“I will miss a truly great friend. ”
9 of 36 | Posted by: Charles (beau) Patterson - IN

“I love you Unc! You have been my real life hero. I've looked up to you as I've grown up and will continue to now that your in heaven. Truly a Great...Read More »
10 of 36 | Posted by: Janelle Davis - Fort Wayne, IN

“Rest in Peace Cousin, Looks like you and Juck can go fishing up there all day now... ”
11 of 36 | Posted by: Timothy Lindsey - St Louis

“I offer my deep sympathy and condolences to the families(Carlos), of Milton Randolph "Corky" Turner, upon losing your loved one. May he rest well...Read More »
12 of 36 | Posted by: Acie Chapman - Fort Wayne,, IN

“We worked fished and even had one or two drinks each going to miss you ”
13 of 36 | Posted by: Douglas and Christa Lawson - FL

“Celebrating a life well lived, Corky loved the life he lived and lived the life he loved, and being my best friend I am proud to say that I was...Read More »
14 of 36 | Posted by: Mike "JENKS" Jenkins - IN

“Good Fishing Friend!! ”
15 of 36 | Posted by: Bill & John Towsey - Lima, OH

“Your amongst the ancestors now. May your spirit be at peace and filled with the love everyone will keep from nowing you cuz. It was always a joy to ...Read More »
16 of 36 | Posted by: Tameisha Wilson - Clairton, PA

“Sorry for your loss Juggy ”
17 of 36 | Posted by: Carrie G - Fort Wayne, IN

“Rip Uncle Corky ”
18 of 36 | Posted by: Keysha Wattley - Ft. Wayne, IN

“To my buddy Corky,You will never know what it meant to me, for you to give me your beloved BBQ recipe!! I'm still making it 32years later, to the...Read More »
19 of 36 | Posted by: Thomas Ballman - Penrose, CO

“I am deeply saddened but also grateful for knowing you and for you calling me your son. The influences you had on me are too many to count. My love...Read More »
20 of 36 | Posted by: Joey Cooke - Fort Wayne, IN

“Linda and Marsha so sorry to hear about the passing of your brother. Corky has been a dear and treasured friend for so many years and he will never...Read More »
21 of 36 | Posted by: Carolyne Kay Penick - Louisville, KY

“Aww! So sorry to hear of Mr. Corkey's passing... Such an awesome man! Condolences to Tina, Sharon and the rest of the family.. ❤ ”
22 of 36 | Posted by: Ernestine (Duchess) Stephens/Family - IN

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. Corky was such a joy to be around. He will truly be missed. ”
23 of 36 | Posted by: Cyndi Gessner - Fort Wayne, IN

“To the family of Milton (Corky) Turner I am sending you all my deepest sympathy for your loss. My prayers are with you and Corky will be truly miss...Read More »
24 of 36 | Posted by: A friend

“To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord! Praying for entire family! Just had seen you a few weeks ago Corky, enjoying music. King...Read More »
25 of 36 | Posted by: Carolyn King - Fort Wayne, IN

“You inspired and influenced my life more than you know and more than I realized. My love for bar tending, grilling, and listening to gospel music on...Read More »
26 of 36 | Posted by: Joey - Fort Wayne, IN

“To my Fort Wayne family, as I know you are, I am truly heartbroken to hear of Corky's passing. I love this man with all my heart. Prayers and love to...Read More »
27 of 36 | Posted by: Shellie and Carl Hunt - Newark, OH

“To the family you have my deepest condolence for a person well loved may God give you peace at this time of sorrow. ”
28 of 36 | Posted by: James & Mary Smith - Fort Wayne, IN

“sorry to hear about corky passing uncle and aunt. ”
29 of 36 | Posted by: sandy @gail madison - IN

“My deepest condolences to the family and friends. May God provide you strength and comfort during your time of need. ”
30 of 36 | Posted by: Michelle Russell - Fort Wayne, IN

“Tina and Family,My condolences to you and your family. May God give you and your family strength and comfort in your time of sorrow, and Corky's...Read More »
31 of 36 | Posted by: Yolanda Patterson - Wilmington, NC

“My favorite memory was when you came home in the morning and woke us up by spraying water on all of us. I am so thankful that you were apart of my...Read More »
32 of 36 | Posted by: Kimberly Wiegand - Fort Wayne, IN

“so sorry to hear of corky's passing. what a life he had! always a smile..a joy to work with. ”
33 of 36 | Posted by: judie doyle - north port, FL

“My beloved Uncle Cork, words cannot describe the pain and loss your passing has brought to our family. The love we have for you cannot be measured,...Read More »
34 of 36 | Posted by: Lisa Jordan

“Rest on Uncle Corky...you are with the Lord. You will be forever loved and missed. I can still hear your laugh. I love you, Ronnie ”
35 of 36 | Posted by: Veronica Craig - Fort Wayne, IN

“CORKY WAS A JOY TO BE AROUND, ALWAYS HAD ME LAUGHING. HE WAS ONE OF A KIND. HE WILL TRULY BE MISSED. REST IN PEACE, CORKY. ”
36 of 36 | Posted by: BRENDA MEYER - FORT WAYNE, IN


Milton "Corky" Randolph Turner surrounded by family passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital on August 15, 2017. Corky was a graduate of the class of 1963 from Central High School. He joined the Air Force in 1963, after which he continued his job as a firefighter with FWFD where he retired in 2006 as Captain. He continued to work for FWCS for a few years after his retirement. Corky was well known for his famous "Corky's" BBQ sauce. He loved fishing and was known as a smooth dancer. He was a member of the American Legion Post 148, VFW 8147, and a lifetime member of IAFF, and a member of the Black Firefighters Union.
Corky leave to cherish his memory; faithful son, Michael (Gayle) A Randolph; and the loving father of the step children he raised; April "Boogie", Kim, Robin, Joey, Corshonda, and Juggie; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; sisters, Sharon (Reggie) Jordan, Linda "Squeak" Causey, Marsha (Rick) White, Christina Goings; brothers, Carlos Goings, Harrison Madison.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 20 years, Mary V. Turner; and mother, Mabel R. Goings.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 3pm at D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Home 1140 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46805.
Visitation will be held two hours prior.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Allen County SPCA.