July 4, 1938 ~ July 15, 2016
Laurence Anthony (Tony) Turco passed away July 15, 2016, aged 78 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul Warren Turco and Helen Wegner Turco, and his sister, Sharon Rae Turco Evans. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Nancy Ruark Turco; four sons, Thomas Ray Turco Adair, Laurence Russell Turco, Joseph Scott Turco, and Gregory Paul Turco; siblings Douglas Neal Turco and Deborah Lee Turco; grandchildren Heather Adair Aleman, Jessica Adair Melgaard, Jessica Shay Turco, Erin Samantha Turco, Anthony McCager Turco, Tyler Scott Turco, Nolan Paul Turco, Bella Rayne Turco, Emerson Grey Turco, and Wyatt Walker Turco; great-grandchildren Camryn Jade McNeely and Adrian Brooke McNeely; nieces/nephews Hugh Michael Beaton, Tara Beaton Stork, Heather Beaton Rankin, Anthony Davis Young, Sammuel Paul Young, and Leslie Paige Young; and several grandnieces/nephews, in-laws, cousins, and others. He was born in Missoula, Montana, and moved to Atlanta, GA at a young age. He attended high school in Atlanta and at St. Bernard Preparatory School in Cullman, AL, and later attended Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA. He worked most of his adult life in the medical laboratory supply business, for Scientific Products, American Hospital Supply, Baxter Healthcare, and VWR Scientific. He enjoyed woodworking and cabinetmaking, following sports, spending time at the lake, and was a student of America history, especially military history. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com.