Edward A. Temple, 85, of Wilmar, passed away on September 17, 2018, at his home.
He was born on April 17, 1933 at Ingalls and was the son of the late Levi Temple and Nannie Miller Temple.
Mr. Temple retired from Potlatch in Warren after 36 years of service and was a member of Trinity Methodist Church in Warren.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Temple was preceded in death by one grandson, Ben Cook; four brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Mary Griffin Temple of Wilmar; two sons, Douglas Temple and wife Sussie of Wilmar and Scott Temple and wife Shelley also of Wilmar; two daughters, Rebecca Burnett and husband Danny of Star City and Paige Crook and husband Danny of Pine Bluff; eight grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; and one sister, Ouita Wright of Longview, Texas.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 19 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 20 at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Wilmar Cemetery.