Joe "Paw" Templeton

Posted: Tue 8:39 AM, Apr 02, 2013
Funeral Home: Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home
March 8, 1936 - March 30 2013

Graveside service Joe "Paw" Templeton, 77, of Hearne and formerly of Abilene, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near Franklin, Texas. Visitation was held on Monday, April 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home in Hearne.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Templeton of Hearne; his son, Joe Allen Templeton of Hearne; his daughter, Lisa Dawn Johnson of Franklin; brother, Marvin Roy Templeton of Channelview; sisters, Helen Marshall of Houston, Boy Arledge of Rockdale, Barbara Threadgill of Rockdale, and Jeanetta Smith of Hearne; grandchildren, Toni Templeton, Teja Templeton Ruiz, Jessica Van Cleave, Erica Van Cleave Wilson, Teri Templeton Ortega, Lauren Threadgill, Preston Templeton, and Weston Johnson; great-grandchildren, Ayden Martin, Trace Ortega, and Kyle Ruiz; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

In lieu of flowers, family requests donations may be made to West Texas Rehab Center, 4601 Hartford St., Abilene, TX 79605.

Arrangements are entrusted to Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home Hearne, Texas.

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