Funeral service for Mr. Ralph Phil Templeton age 68, of Taft, will be conducted 3:00 p.m. Wednesday August 17, 2016 at Higgins Funeral Home, with Rev. Dicky Sebastian and Rev. Jason Ramsey officiating. Burial will follow in Prosperity Cemetery. Mr. Templeton passed away August 15, 2016 at Lynchburg Nursing Center.
A native of Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Ralph Erskine and Julia Warren Templeton. Mr. Templeton was a retired lifetime member of the Machinists Union Stone Bridge Local Unit 2385, an employee at Goodman Manufacturing for 38 years, a member of the Molino Baptist Church, and served 18 years on the Molino Volunteer Fire Department.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years Barbara Templeton of Taft; his son Coby (Tina) Templeton of Fayetteville; grandchildren Emily and Alyssa Templeton; a sister Carolyn (Ray) Moffett; and nephews Mickey (Sharon) Moffett and Paul (Lynnita) Moffett. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Bobby Templeton.
Visitation with the family will be Tuesday August 16, 2016 from 5 p.m. till 8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Multi-County Cancer Support Network at P.O. Box 470 Fayetteville, TN 37334.