TRUSSVILLE, AL -- Ewell H. Temples, 89, of Trussville, AL passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Ridout's Trussville Chapel with Rev. Bobby Irwin to officiate and burial to be in Jefferson Memorial Garden

Ewell loved his family and truly lived by the Golden Rule and always wanted to be remembered as a "good old country boy". He retired from Ryder Truck Lines after thirty two years and was a long time member of First Baptist Church of Trussville for forty six years. He was proud to be a US Army veteran of WWII who served in the Asiatic Pacific. He was preceded in death by his wife of forty six years, Nora Griffin Temples; parents, William and Bertie Houston Temples; a sister, Naida Temples; and his granddaughter, Christina Temples.

He is survived by his loving family, two sons, Arthur Temples (Jo Ellen) and Donnie Temples; a daughter, Debbie Temples Prewitt (Carl); two brothers, William I. Temples and Tyrone Temples; grandchildren, Kim Davis (Jeff), Kerri Soderlund (Josh), Mandy Mitchell (Shea), and Tracy Zielke (Jeff); and nine great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM on Saturday till the service time.

Ridout Trussville Chapel

Trussville, AL 205/655-2173