June 26, 2010

Delmar Dean Temple, 67, of 1409 Birren St., Chillicothe, died on Saturday, June 26, 2010, at 5:26 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Born Oct. 31, 1942, in Peoria, to Delmar S. and Elizabeth Beauvois Temple, he married Wava Wood Nov. 13, 1965 in Chillicothe.
She survives.

Also surviving are three daughters: Dawn Temple, Deb Williamson and Denise (Lloyd) Passage, all of Chillicothe; one son, Danny Wood of the state of Washington; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and his mother-in-law, Velma Finck of Chillicothe.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother; Bob Ross and son-in-law; Lonnie Williamson.

He was a police officer for Chillicothe Police Department; he then worked in construction and later as a salesman for Don Stone Mercury and River Oaks Dodge dealerships in Peoria.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. The Rev. Raymond Harrison will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Chillicothe City Cemetery.  

Memorials may be made to Rescue 33 or to the Chillicothe Fire Department Station No. 2.

Online condolences may be submitted though www.weberhurdfuneralhome.com.