Mr. Elmer “David” Templeton, age 76, a resident of Argo, Alabama, formerly of Oak Ridge, Tennessee and Rockwood, Tennessee passed away Sunday, March 6, 2016 at the Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama. He was born October 6, 1939 in Kingsport, Tennessee. He attended Oak Ridge Schools. Mr. Templeton was retired from Birmingham Bolt in Birmingham, Alabama; and was formerly employed at Tennessee Forging Steel and was the Owner/Operator of the former Gulf Filling Station in Rockwood. He was beloved by all and never met a stranger. He loved spending time with his children and always took in all the neighborhood kids. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer James Templeton and Mildred Matilda Akers Templeton; wife, Arlette Roberts Templeton; daughter, Sonya Templeton Hawes; and brother, Billy Templeton.
Sons: Ronnie Templeton & wife, Candace of Kingston, TN
Floyd Templeton & wife, Angie Ballenger of Argo, Alabama
Grandchildren: Heather Templeton, Shawna Helton & husband, Brandon; Davey Templeton & wife, Savannah; Amber Hawes; Matthew Dotson; Anthony Dotson; Tevin Wright; and Darin Wright
Great Grandchildren: Ayonna Davidson, Me’Leia Nelson, Branson Helton, Ronald David “Dre” Templeton III, and Sophie Harris
Sisters: Marie Smith of Chattanooga, TN
Lois Noe of Oak Ridge, TN
Betty Mercks of Maryville, TN
Peggy Walland of Clinton, TN
And several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends Monday, March 14, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Evans Mortuary. Memorial Services will follow on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Evans Mortuary. Memorial contributions may be made to Victory Treatment Program; 915 Old N. Kentucky Street; Kingston, TN 37763 www.victoryvivitrolclinic.com. An online register is available at www.evansmortuary.biz. Evans Mortuary of Rockwood is serving the family of Mr. Elmer “David” Templeton.