Mr. Robert Temples, 78, of 119 Willow Glen Dr., Blakely, Ga., died in the Emergency Room of Pioneer Community Hospital of Early in Blakely on Saturday morning, July 26, 2014. His funeral will be held Monday, July 28, 2014 at 2 PM at Southside Baptist Church with Rev. Rick Smith and Rev. Ralph Estes officiating. The family will receive friends in the church sanctuary from 1PM up until funeral time at 2 PM Monday. Burial will follow in the Blakely Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Larry McLemore, Doug George, Harold Hardy, J. C. Kimbrel, George Young, Ronnie Walton, Mickey McDonald and William Weaver.
Mr. Temples was born November 15, 1935 in Blakely, Georgia to the late Frank Temples and Verna Lou McDonald Temples. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church and was an Insurance Agent and Staff Manager for Life of Georgia for many years before finishing his insurance career with Delta Life Ins. Co. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers: Raymond Temples and Ralph Temples.
His survivors include his wife, Billie Joy McLemore Temples of Blakely, Ga. ; 3 daughters: Pam Coates & Richard of Ft. Gaines, Ga., Angie O’Shea & Tim of Marietta, Ga. and Robin Mitchell & Jeff of Blakely. He has 1 a step-son: Bruce McConnell of West Point, Ga. He has six sisters: Barbara Odom of Bainbridge, Ga., Vaudine Walton & Ronnie of Plains, Ga., Betty Schleis & Don of Macon, Ga., Janice Gleaton & Jimmy of Forsyth, Ga., Carolyn Bush of Albany, Ga. and Evelyn Paul & Larry of Kennesaw, Ga. Six grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.