PAULDING -- Edwin R. Temple, 69, died Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at the Gardens of Paulding, Paulding, Ohio.
He was born in Paulding, Ohio, on June 19, 1944, the son of Raymond and Avanelle (Howell) Temple. On January 6, 1973, he married Carol Thomas, who survives. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran, serving during the Vietnam War, and a life member of the Paulding Eagles Aerie 2405. He retired in 1999 as a truck driver for Kenosha Auto Transport.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Temple, Paulding; two sons, Matt Temple, of Van Wert, and Nathan Temple, Paulding; a brother, Robert "Bob" Temple of Paulding; a sister, Sharon (Charles) Dugan, of Paulding; two grandchildren, Brody and Caleb.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, James Edwin Temple; and a brother, Jack Temple.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, September 6, at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, with Rev. Ben Lowell officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul Cemetery, Paulding. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today, September 5, and from 10 a.m. until time of services on Friday at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding.
Donations may be made to Wounded Warrior's Foundation or a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be sent to www.denherderfh.com.