LT. Steve Turner
Birmingham Fire & Rescue
Firefighters from the Birmingham Fire & Rescue Service were shocked to learn of the sad loss of a friend and fellow Firefighter. LT Steve Turner tragically lost his life Tuesday, June 13, 2006.
LT Turner was stationed at Station 3 and was the current President of the Birmingham Firefighters Association - Local 117.
He was also a candidate for the State House of Representatives and in a run-off with his opponent.
God rest his soul and comfort his family and friends. He will be missed.
Fire Service Funeral: Friday, June 16th - 10:00 AM at New North Highlands Church - 4851 15th Street, Hueytown, AL. The procession will be to Highland Memorial Cemetery located at 3115 18th Avenue North, Bessemer, AL. (Addresses link to maps of their location)
The family has asked that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made in LT Turner’s honor to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, United Cerebral Palsy, or Camp Smile-A-Mile. Checks can be made payable to the Birmingham Firefighters Association, P.O. Box 190065, Birmingham, AL 35219, and please designate which charity you have selected in the memo section of your check.
Candidate For State House Of Representatives Found Dead
McCALLA, Ala. -- A local candidate for the State House of Representatives was found dead Tuesday afternoon
The body of Steven Turner was discovered in his McCalla home around 12:30 p.m. Turner was in a run-off race for the District 15 seat with Pat Moore. NBC 13 contacted Ms. Moore about the story, but she declined to comment.
Turner was a 15-year veteran of the Birmingham Fire Department and a former defensive lineman for the University of Alabama. (more)