Benjamin “Pete” Paul Temple, 86, of Warren, passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Chapel Woods Health and Rehab in Warren.

He was born August 13, 1930 in Bradley County, AR to the late Romaltus Levi Temple and Nannie Lee Miller Temple.

He was a retired mechanic and logger and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Warren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Diane Tullos; one grandson, Phillip Sullivan, Jr; four brothers, James Temple, William Temple, Edward Temple and Aubrey Temple; two sisters, Ann McGuire and Doris Stanfield.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Betty Thompson Temple of Warren; four daughters, Judy Scott of Star City, Paula Williams of Warren, Lutricia Hunter of Hermitage and Geneva Pipe Brewer of Greenbrier; one brother, Edward Temple of Wilmar; one sister, Quita Morris Wright of Longview, TX; Amy Davis, a granddaughter he raised, ten grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, at Union Hill Cemetery in Ingalls.

Arrangements by Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home of Monticello.