William E. “Bill” Temple, 68, a lifelong
Danville native, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday,
September 30, 2018 at Grandview Health Homes, Danville. He was born
December 11, 1949 in Bloomsburg PA, the son of the late Lewis Domer and
Sarah Agnes Hain Temple.
Bill graduated from Danville High School in
He served his country in the United States Coast
Bill was married for 32 years to Theresa Pegg
Temple, who survives. They were married September 27, 1986. He was married
to Kay Irene Middleton for 15 years.
He was a highly respected Police Officer for the
Danville Police Department for 24 years. He was employed there from May 8,
1977 – May 8, 2001, when he retired.
Bill was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church
Danville PA. His other memberships included Danville-Mahoning Lodge #224 F
& AM and the F.O.P. Lodge #52.
An avid outdoorsman, he loved to fish and hunt
and thoroughly enjoyed boating. Bill will be warmly remembered by many for
his laughter, his talkative spirit and appealing storytelling. Porch
sitting with his family was most important to him as he held his family in
the upmost esteem. His example was responsible for the close family he
leaves behind. He treasured them all and he will be greatly missed by them.
Bill is survived by two sons; Matthew C. Temple
of Turbotville PA; Jeffrey S. Temple and his wife Ashley of Danville PA and
three daughters; Rebecca K. Reedy and her husband Thomas of New Jersey;
Amber N. Lehman and her husband Brandon of Danville PA and Sarah I. Ruhl and
her husband Donte of Selinsgrove PA. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren
and numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by; two sisters;
Sherry Derr of Danville PA and M. Lynn Kitka of Danville PA and two
brothers; Robert Temple of the Poconos in Pennsylvania and Barry Temple, Sr.
of Danville PA. He was preceded in death by one daughter in law; Rebecca
Marshall Temple and one brother, David Temple.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a
Celebration of Bill’s Life to be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 11:00
AM at Trinity Lutheran Church, 241 East Market Street, Danville, PA with the
Reverend Trevor J. Hahn officiating. Friends will be received from 9:00 AM
until 10:45 AM at the church.
The family will provide flowers. Memorial
Contributions may be made in Bill’s memory to Danville SPCA 1467 Bloom Road
Danville PA 17821 or The Wounded Warrior Project PO Box 758517 Topeka
Kansas 66675-8517 or online at www.woundedwarriorprogrect.org/donate.
Arrangements were under the direction of the
Visneski Funeral Home 42 W Mahoning Street Danville PA 17821.