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Pastor Turnbull passes away in hospital

Pastor Steve Turnbull

Former President of the BVI Basketball Association and Pastor at the Church of God of Prophecy Word of Faith on Virgin Gorda, Steve Turnbull, has died.

His family has announced that he passed away on August 7 at Peebles Hospital.

Pastor Turnbull also served the territory in various other capacities, including Electronics teacher at Elmore Stoutt High School, basketball coach, Acting General Manager at the BVI Electricity Corporation, electrical inspector, musician, and businessman.

“He will be greatly missed by all,” the family said, adding that funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.

Pastor Turnbull is survived by a number of relatives including his wife Carol; three daughters – Afiya Smith, Alethia Turnbull-Thomas and Athema Turnbull; his father Calvin; two sisters; and one brother.

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  1. Pretty in pink says:

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    A great man he was and will continue to be through the lives of the ones he mentored. To them i say don’t you our it to him to ensure that you find mentor youths and honour his legacy.

  2. R Callwood says:

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    You always have some encouraging words to say when we meet up. RIP home room teacher. You will greatly be missed.

  3. the rock says:

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    My condolences to you guys, he was a very humble and God serving man!

  4. Anonymous says:

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    My deepest sympathy to the entire COGP international, Regional and Local family.
    Be strong in the Lord. He is well able to keep and comfort you all.

  5. RIP says:

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    Rest In Paradise Cousin Steve. We Love You!

  6. Trust me says:

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    A true individual to the honest.Met him working thru my brother in electrical field.Never had a harsh or hard for anyone always encouraging RIP Mr.Turnbull

  7. Unbelievable says:

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    My condolences to the family.

  8. Shark says:

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    Thanks to this great man.for giving me the oppurtunity to work him as electrical inspector.he inspired me to choose a career in electronics engineering.may you R.I.P Steve.thank you for what you have done for me.

  9. Anonymous says:

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    😢RIP am speechless

  10. Interested says:

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    Condolences to Carol and the rest of the family.May God strengthen you at this difficult time.

  11. Condolences says:

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    Condolences to the family.

  12. . says:

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    I didn’t know him well, but he was someone I took a liking to right away. My condolences to the family. He will be missed!

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