JimJoseyTemple, 73, passed away at the family farm
outside Scotland Neck on Saturday, March
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at the TrinityUnitedMethodistChurch in Marshallberg.
The Revered Doug Wagner will be presiding.
Jim was born in EdgecombeCounty on February 9, 1937, and spent most of his life on the
family farm. After graduating from ScotlandNeckHigh School, he attended DukeUniversity and majored in Mechanical Engineering.
Upon graduation he served in the U.S. Navy as a Lieutenant. After leaving the
Navy, Jim returned to the family farm and spent over 30 years continuing his
passion for working the land and raising livestock. He contributed to the local
community in many ways, including serving as a trustee for HalifaxCommunity College. Jim retired to his current home, the downeast community of Marshallberg.
He was an active member of the TrinityUnitedMethodistChurch and continued his passion for service in
supporting the local community.
Jim was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Douglas Temple, Jr, and his mother, Mary Powell Josey. He is survived by
his wife, Ginny Temple; a brother, T. Douglas Temple III and his wife, Jo; a
niece, Mary Jo Temple; a nephew, Tom Temple and his wife Crystal and great
niece; daughters, Bedie R. Kohake
and husband, Ron and Laura R. Warren; four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends
to Wednesday, March
10, 2010 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland
In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be sent to one of the following organizations, TrinityUnitedMethodistChurch, P.O. Box 66, Marshallberg, NC28553, Taylor Extended Care Facility (Resident
Activity Department), P.O. Box 100, Sea Level, NC28577, or to the Trinity Cemetery Endowment
Fund, P.O. Box 372 Scotland Neck, NC 27874.
Arrangements are being handled
by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.