Tristan Jace Turlington, 18 months old, passed away on September 19, 2023. Tristan was born on March 2, 2022 in Lumberton, NC to Joshua Turlington and Andrea Gardner. He was the light in every room, the smile on everyone's face. He knew no stranger, a real ladies man. You wouldn't catch him any where without his pappy and his blankie. He loved dancing and swimming. Any shoe that he could get his foot in was worn. His favorite seat was on or in whatever his Dada was driving.
In addition to his parents he is survived by his sister, Hayven Turlington; brothers, Jayden Turlington and Ashton Gardner; maternal grandparents, Angelic & Randy McAlpine,Andrew & Christina Hopkins; paternal grandmother, Janice Turlington; great grandmother, Marsha Woods; Aunts Jessica (Zachary) Walters, Carla (Gary) Satterfield, Natalie Turlington and Richelle Secor; uncles, Clinton (Victoria) Hopkins, William Turlington, Keith Turlington, Michael Dix; cousins, Jessica Satterfield, Haleigh Yambo, Aubri Yambo, Landen Hopkins, Makenzie Hopkins, Connor Walters, Wesley Turlington, Cameron Hopkins, Sawyer Walters, Liam Turlington.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, John Wesley Turlington III.
He will be missed by all that knew and loved him.