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VI delegation attends state funeral of Charles W. Turnbull in USVI

- Funeral took place @ Christchurch Methodist Church in St Thomas on August 13, 2022
The late former Governor of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) Mr Charles Wesley Turnbull was laid to rest on Saturday, August 13, 2022, following a state funeral at Christchurch Methodist Church in St Thomas, USVI. Photo: USVI Government House/Facebook
Charles W. Turnbull was elected USVI governor in 1998 as a Democrat and went on to serve two four-year terms. Photo: kids.kiddle.co
Charles W. Turnbull was elected USVI governor in 1998 as a Democrat and went on to serve two four-year terms. Photo: kids.kiddle.co
Among the many persons attending the state funeral of Charles W. Turnbull was Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI) Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), centre, who led a small delegation that included Deputy Premier and Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5), right, and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2), left, and Permanent Secretary in the Premier’s Office Carolyn E. Stoutt-Igwe. Photo: Melvin M. Turnbull/Facebook
Among the many persons attending the state funeral of Charles W. Turnbull was Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI) Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), centre, who led a small delegation that included Deputy Premier and Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5), right, and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2), left, and Permanent Secretary in the Premier’s Office Carolyn E. Stoutt-Igwe. Photo: Melvin M. Turnbull/Facebook
Former Speaker of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly Julian Willock, who was a close friend of the late Charles W. Turnbull, gives a tribute at Turnbull’s state funeral on August 13, 2022. Photo: Screengrab
Former Speaker of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly Julian Willock, who was a close friend of the late Charles W. Turnbull, gives a tribute at Turnbull’s state funeral on August 13, 2022. Photo: Screengrab
Former Governor Charles W. Turnbull was laid to rest on Aug. 13, 2022 during a state funeral whose service took place at the Christchurch Methodist Church in St Thomas. Photo: Government House
Former Governor Charles W. Turnbull was laid to rest on Aug. 13, 2022 during a state funeral whose service took place at the Christchurch Methodist Church in St Thomas. Photo: Government House
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The late former Governor of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) Mr Charles Wesley Turnbull was laid to rest on Saturday, August 13, 2022, following a state funeral at Christchurch Methodist Church in St Thomas, USVI.

Mr Turnbull, a [British] Virgin Islands (VI) Belonger, died on Sunday, July 3, 2022, in Washington, DC at the age of 87.

He was elected governor in 1998 as a Democrat and went on to serve two four-year terms.

VI delegation attends funeral

Among the many persons attending the state funeral was Premier of the Virgin Islands Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), who led a small delegation that included Deputy Premier and Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5), Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) and Permanent Secretary in the Premier’s Office Carolyn E. Stoutt-Igwe.

Among those giving tributes in person were USVI Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr, Lieutenant Governor Tregenza A. Roach, Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett and former Speaker of the VI House of Assembly Julian Willock, who was a close friend of the late Turnbull.

The former USVI governor was buried at the Smith Bay Eastern Cemetery followed by a repast at Fort Christian.

6 Responses to “VI delegation attends state funeral of Charles W. Turnbull in USVI”

  • He is still the esteemed (14/08/2022, 20:41) Like (11) Dislike (2) Reply
    Them say the wig man had the best speech
  • asura (14/08/2022, 21:15) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Rest in paradise to my former history teacher
  • Butch the Dog (14/08/2022, 23:32) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
    Sad the suit has a lighter complexion.
  • Pastor (15/08/2022, 00:36) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    My gosh thought this man was buried already
  • fact (15/08/2022, 06:55) Like (7) Dislike (5) Reply
    A speech could come from the lips or the heart. It could be given to esteem it promote oneself or to honor others. Whichever way you put it the Former Speaker knows how to give a speech that grips any group of people. I am not surprised when he delivers.
  • Fam (15/08/2022, 07:42) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Rip mr t


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