Keith Vincent Turner : Obituary

Published in the Edinburgh Evening News and Scotsman Publications on 2nd November 2015

TURNER Keith Vincent (Leith) Passed away peacefully at home, on October 26, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. Loving husband to Lynn, devoted dad to Kimberley, Keith and Coreena, much loved son of Kenny and Chrissie, brother to Jackie, Elliot, Kevin and Sandra, proud pops to Aaron and Jayden and grandpapa to Karter, uncle and a good friend to all. Funeral service on Saturday, November 7, at Warriston Crematorium, Lorimer Chapel, at 11 am. Flowers if desired may be sent to H. & W. Harkess, 77 South Clerk Street, EH8 9PP, 0131 667 3636. Collection for Cancer Research UK.

Tributes and messages

  • 26-07-2016
    I love you uncle Keith rip
  • 01-04-2016
    anne gracie the best star ever keep rocking keith love you cuz xx
  • 13-11-2015
    Rip Buddy.
  • 10-11-2015
    R.i.p Keith thoughts to your loved and dear ones xx
  • 09-11-2015
    Keith, you ARE an inspiration to us all, your constant battle, and never a moan heard. It was indeed an honour to have known you, a privilege to call you my friend.
  • 08-11-2015
    RIP Keith. Our thoughts are with you Lynn and family. George, Teresa & Sam XXX
  • 08-11-2015
    Rest in Peace Keith. You will be missed but Your music will live on.Veronique xxx (belgium)
  • 08-11-2015
    Dear Keith, can't believe your gone but you will never be forgotten No more suffering, Our loss, Heavens gain, keep them rockin up there, our love and thoughts are with you Lyn and your family, Rest in Peace, Lotsalove Andy and Jeanette xxx
  • 08-11-2015
    Amazing turn out today big man, send off for a total legend, until we meet again shann, go show the rest how it's done now, P.s ask elvis WHO'S THE WHO ;) xx Paul
  • 07-11-2015
    My thoughts are withe you and your family , take care my lovely from Doreen x
  • 07-11-2015
    Sincerest condolences to Lynn and family. Thank you for the music Keith. R.I.P Babs & Gerry Brennan, Dublin.
  • 07-11-2015
    Your legacy will live on in your music, Keith. Your battle is over now Rest In Peace from Paul & Linda Downie, Glasgow xx
  • 07-11-2015
    R.I.P Kieth Vincent Turner.x
  • 06-11-2015
    Rosemary Nicoll
  • 06-11-2015
    R.I.P keith you'll be souly missed ,a great legend ,you will never be forgotten,​our thoughts are with lynn and family ,fiona&sam&​liam
  • 05-11-2015
    RIP Keith. Thoughts are with you Lynn and family. Love Liz Duke. X
  • 05-11-2015
    R.I.P. Keith. You'll be sadly missed by so many. Our thoughts are with Lynn and your family. Kaye & Martin x
  • 05-11-2015
    Rip keith
  • 05-11-2015
    Rest in peace big guy a true gent . Condolences to all your family. Ricky & Fi
  • 05-11-2015
    our heart was broken without a warning you were taken away someone said you could not stay empty and lonely is what we are we lost a precious shining star life is unfair a place in heaven is where you sit looking at that star you lit
  • 05-11-2015
    Not only a great frontman, but also a top guy & a warm-hearted character who was so much appreciated. I am so glad I got to know you. I'll always remember your strong, smiling & larger-than-​life person. Thoughts from France. Laurent
  • 05-11-2015
    Miss you lots,can't believe you have gone. You were one of the best. Love Shirley and Tony x
  • 05-11-2015
    The angels looked down from heaven one nite They searched for miles afar They could see a shinin star, that star was you So they took you upto heaven forever to remain Youll always be in our hearts Keith RIP love lisamarie bernard xxxx
  • 05-11-2015
    Stephen Clyde....
  • 05-11-2015
    To one of the best guy I know such a lovely man and gentlemen, a great musician and singer, no more pain Keith just a big whole left behind it was a honour to be your friend goodnight and God bless Julie and Steve Pickard xxxx
  • 05-11-2015
    R.I.P Keith. The rocking scene won't be the same without you Top man and a good friend you will be sadly missed.Our thoughts are with Lynn and family.Shaun and Tina Horton x
  • 05-11-2015
    Rest in peace Keith, thinking of your family at such a sad time. Colette & Robin x
  • 05-11-2015
    R.I.P Keith ,gone but not forgotten. X Pete
  • 04-11-2015
    Still hasn't sunk in that you're gone mate ... you will be missed by so many people! Your music will be played for many years to come and you will never be forgotten R.I.P bud xx David
  • 04-11-2015
    Rest in peace love you always and forever gona miss you so much big brother love your sister Sandra xxxx
  • 04-11-2015
    RIP mate. Your music lives on....Si and Elaine
  • 04-11-2015
    Gone but will not be forgotten! Love to Lynn, Kenny Chrissie and all the family Andy Stan and Dolores
  • 04-11-2015
    Gone but never forgotten, a very talented singer and song,writer. My thoughts are with Lynn, Kimberley, Coreena and the family at this very sad time. Lots of love from Rosie xx
  • 04-11-2015
    R.I.P Keith
  • 04-11-2015
    R.I.P. Keith
  • 04-11-2015
    Rip uncle Keith, you'll be missed Xxx
  • 04-11-2015
    Brian and Zuzanna
  • 04-11-2015
    God bless you and keep you Keith. Amazing guy and sadly missed x
  • 04-11-2015
    So sad thinking of all the family xxx
  • 04-11-2015
    R.I.P keith you will be missed by many, your talent will live on through your music. Sending our thoughts and love to Lynn and the family. Love michelle and ash xxx
  • 04-11-2015
    Still cannot believe you have gone. Great friend. Great times and laughs over the years. Still never forget you coming down with Hi Voltage to play at Sue's 50th.
  • 04-11-2015
    Rest in peace Keith, very fond memories watching you sing & play many times. Our hearts go out to Lynn and family. Melanie &Frankie.x
  • 04-11-2015
    Rest in peace uncle Keith, I wish I got to know you more. Australia's such a long way and nobody expects to be taken so young. You will be missed by many, and never forgotten.
  • 04-11-2015
    Dear Keith, You will always be in our Thoughts. To think you travelled many a time to our club in Guildford to play for us. We were so Honoured .I always called you the Voice Keith .sending love to Lyn and family RIP, Andy& Karen
  • 04-11-2015
    still can't believe we won't see your smile again....
  • 04-11-2015
    Thinking of you lynn and all the family.
  • 04-11-2015
    Rest easy Keith a true Gent will be missed love to Lynn and your Family The Tennessee Hotshots xxx
  • 04-11-2015
    Rest In Peace Big Yin not only did you give me and so many your great music to share forever, you gave me your friendship, time, your help with our car, gigs, & so many special times you had so many talents which I will always treasure Tojo
  • 04-11-2015
    You were unique Keith and I'm so glad I got to know you. Rest in peace xx
  • 04-11-2015
    We will all miss your great smile. RIP
  • 04-11-2015
    Rest in peace big brother of mine,we'll meet again when its my time. Gone from this earth but never forgoten.​Always in my heart.Jackie xxx
  • 04-11-2015
    Thinking of you Kim and all the family xx
  • 04-11-2015
    Rip Keith. You will be sadly missed. Fantastic guy, our love to Lynn and family at this sad time . Hugs Geordie Paul and Sue xxx
  • 04-11-2015
    R. I. P. Keith. You will be very sadly and sorely missed.
  • 04-11-2015
    Thinking of you lynn and all the family. Elaine, Alan and Cameron xxx
  • 04-11-2015
    Our Darling Son always in our thoughts forever in our hearts Rest in peace now, Lots of love Mum and Dad love you forever Son xxxxxx
  • 04-11-2015
    Keith you were a lovely guy who didn't deserve all the pain you suffered R.I.P Thoughts are with Lynn and the rest of your family xx Lorraine Cairns
  • 04-11-2015
    Rest in Peace Keith. You will be missed by so many. Your music will live on. Karen xxx
  • 04-11-2015
    Sweetdreams Keithy Boy, shine bright!! You will be sadly missed by all. Goodbye Keith. R.I.P
  • 04-11-2015
    Your kind heart will never be forgotten, friend. I can not listen to your music without a tear in my eye. Your legacy will live on with that music in the hearts of all who knew you. All my prayers to Lynn and your family. xxKim
  • 03-11-2015
    Rest in peace big man now your up there with the rest of the rockin legends love the Dodds family xxx!
  • 03-11-2015
    R.I.P old buddy. Forever in our memories.
  • 03-11-2015
    Kathleen McAuley
  • 03-11-2015
    You are the brightest star shining in the heavens and will live on in the hearts and souls of those who loved you. Sweet dreams xx
  • 03-11-2015
    R.I.P Keith I will never forget how kind you were to me in Las Vegas ..you really were and have always remained my hero ! a lovely ,caring man with the most fabulous voice.. Will miss our messenger chats .Jacqui Pedder xx
  • 03-11-2015
    RIP Keith, Melissa & Mark. X
  • 03-11-2015
    A lovely guy will be missed by all who knew him RIP keith love joan & carl from preston xx
  • 03-11-2015
    RIP Rockin' in heaven x
  • 03-11-2015
    r.i.p
  • 03-11-2015
    The greatest Rockabilly singer in the world, brought up in Leith Fort. The masculinity of Robert Mitchum and the golden voice of a 50's star. Sleep tight Keith my friend. Gordon Mackay.
  • 03-11-2015
    Rest in peace big man rockin up there with all the other legends love the Dodds family xxx!.
  • 03-11-2015
    R.I.P. Keith, you will be missed here on this rockin earth but never forgotten Thanks for having left so much great music and memories All the strenght to Lynn and family, Willy Bop, Amsterdam
  • Gone too soon, but now at peace. Party on up there Keith.Anne Wilson. xx

    Anne Wilson
    03-11-2015
  • 03-11-2015
    i remember him way back in the 1970's lovely guy and great talented singer he was a brother to everybody. sad news but at least he is in no more pain. mick pearson.
  • 03-11-2015
    Rest in peace, Keith.The world is a much poorer place without you...you'll never be forgotten.
  • 03-11-2015
    Your music will be blessing the Heavens, your love and light still warming the hearts of your loved ones. RIP Keith, love from Down Under <3
  • 03-11-2015
    RIP Keith. Thanks for all the times you entertained us over the years at Scottish Ford Day. Lovely guy who will be greatly missed by all.
  • 03-11-2015
    We were all the richer for knowing you, Keith. Our thoughts go out to Lynn and the family. Still can't really take it in. Paul and Pauline, Glasgow x
  • 03-11-2015
    R.I.P. old buddy!! Forever remembered by us all!!
  • 03-11-2015
    What a great guy!
  • 03-11-2015
    Mark tarbet
  • 03-11-2015
    R.I.P. Keith
  • 03-11-2015
    Rest in peace Keith.....x
  • 03-11-2015
    All the best Keith
  • 02-11-2015
    I can see you touched a lot of hearts, may you rest in peace and may there always be a smile on people's lips when your name is mentioned.
  • 02-11-2015
    Rest in peace, Keith. Was a pleasure to know and work with you. Rebecca Gibb x
  • 02-11-2015
    RIP Keith
  • 02-11-2015
    R.I.P. Betty Scott
  • 02-11-2015
    Never to be forgotten RIP Keith fought with dignity till the end
  • 02-11-2015
    Still remember first time Nicky and I met you and Lynn at The Merlin in Edinburgh all those years ago playing as High Voltage. Top bloke great singer and just a genuine guy..
  • 02-11-2015
    my thoughts are with u at this sad time Elaine
  • 02-11-2015
    Our love goes with you Keith. Your music lives on. Heartfelt condolences to your family. Love Evelyn & Alan. Xxx
  • 02-11-2015
    Never forgotten
  • 02-11-2015
    This world is a poorer place without you, we all miss you so very much. RIP. Love Netta & family
  • 02-11-2015
    Still can't believe you aren't with us anymore. Love you soUchida
  • 02-11-2015
    Thoughts with Lynn and all the family... xx Tracy Carrasco Cuellar (Robertson)
  • 02-11-2015
    Lost a great mate with a heart of gold. Proud to have known you and privelaged to have shared the stage with you. Your memory lives on in your music and our hearts. R.I.P. Keith. Gogs
  • 02-11-2015
    "Hi yah Koops", Keith said and I smiled. He hadn't forgotten and I won't either. Rest easy Brother.
  • 02-11-2015
    RIP ma pal Kev G and Family
  • 02-11-2015
    Will miss you so much big brother , love you forever xx elliot
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