A native of Bartow County, he was born Dec. 20, 1949, the son of the late Clarence Samuel Temples and the late Annie Flora Murphy Temples. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Jane Culvers. Teddy was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing and gardening.
Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Hazel Dupree Temples of Kingston; his daughter and son-in-law, Aimee and Matt Nall of Tennessee; his stepdaughter, Shelley Young of Kingston; his brothers and sister-in-law, Danny and Carol Temples of Taylorsville and Randy Temples of Cartersville; three grandchildren, Mattie Nall, Lucy Nall and Paiden Young; along with several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4, in the chapel of Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services with the Rev. Phillip Chapman officiating. Interment will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Serving as pallbearers will be Jeff Dupree, Andrew Dupree, Seth Morton, Jeff Hughes, Johnny Ray and Steve Crow.
Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve the family of Teddy Temples. Please visit www.parnickjenningsfuneral.com to share your memories or to leave a condolence message.