Tommy Neal Temple, 41 of Monticello, passed away on July 22, 2019 at his home.

He was born on June 21, 1978 in Warren to Larry Thomas Temple and Kathy Ann Harrison.

Mr. Temple was employed at Maxwell Hardwood as a ripsaw cutter for 23 years. He enjoyed watching television, playing Playstation, camping with family, fishing and being outdoors. He was of the Pentecostal faith and loved spending time with his family, nieces and nephews.

Mr. Temple was preceded in death by his grandmother, Carrie Alice Temple; grandfather, Thomas William Temple; stepmother, Edrie Lynn Williams; and his mother-in-law, Dwanna Rouse.

Survivors include his father, Larry Temple of Monticello; brother, Joseph Wayne Temple (Teresa) of Monticello; one sister, Victoria Lynn Settles (Keith) of Jacksonville; fiancée, Cathi Martin of Monticello; stepbrother, Matthew Brantley of Monticello; father-in-law, Earnie Rouse; his nieces and nephews, Heather Nicole Temple, Samuel Lyn Temple, Ariana Settles, and Makai Settles (Cush); and many cousins.

Visitation will be held Thursday, July 25, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello. A funeral service will be held on Friday, July 26, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Ed Hill officiating.