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Grandmaster Chuck Turner
« on: May 26, 2012, 12:40:59 PM »
From Professor Don Crummer:

"To all My Kajukenbo Brothers and sisters I am writing to you today to tell you of the most unhappy news, My teacher my brother my friend and my mentor Grand Master Chuck Turner passed away yesterday in a terrible accident when a tree branch fell on him at his house in Indiana. A true American hero in every sence of the word. A man that would always come to the aid of a friend in need, a man that taught me so much in his life, I will trully be in debt to his spirit for all of eternity. my eyes are to foggy to continue so i just want to say how much I love you GM Turner and how much I will miss you. Gods Speed and Know you will never be forgotten."
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Re: Grandmaster Chuch Turner
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2012, 06:07:32 PM »
This is very sad news indeed.
I often speak of him to my students about being tough and working through the pain.
Those of you who know him know what I mean.
His name will continue to be spoken in the Kajupit
Be at rest my friend,
A BIG BOW AND HAND SALUTE.

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Re: Grandmaster Chuch Turner
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2012, 08:42:27 PM »
He will be missed by many and this is just another reminder that we are not promise tomorrow so we should love each other every day and respect one another before it's to late to do so...Much Love Brother R.I.P..

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Re: Grandmaster Chuch Turner
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2012, 12:19:01 AM »
Awesome human being. He will be missed. Prayers.

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Re: Grandmaster Chuch Turner
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2012, 09:11:20 AM »
Very sad news,,,RIP GM Turner,,
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Re: Grandmaster Chuch Turner
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2012, 12:12:25 PM »
He was a quiet but pure person, I had the honor to had worked out with him, a true warrior (RIP)
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Re: Grandmaster Chuch Turner
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2012, 12:52:33 PM »
Rest in Peace, Grandmaster.  We will all train together one day. 
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Re: Grandmaster Chuck Turner
« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2012, 10:04:06 PM »
Went to grandmasters Chuck Turner's Memorial, a nice turn out with family, class mates and friends and also in attendance were representing KAJUKENBO were SGM Calvin Shin, SGM Al Reyes, GM Clarence Luna Emperado, Professor Don Crummer and myself, pleanty great stories of his Hi school days, being a scout and his military background was shared besides his martial art times He as well as the many other kajukenbo will truely be missed.   
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Re: Grandmaster Chuck Turner
« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2012, 10:41:14 AM »
GM Chuck Turner's Military funeral will be held on Oct. 3, 2012 @ 3pm at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
May God Bless him,
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