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Wayne Benjamin Temple

September 11, 1926 - October 9, 2016

Wayne B. Temple, of Chesapeake, went to be with his Savior at age 90 on October 9th, 2016. He is preceded
in death by parents Chalmers and Jennie Temple as well as three brothers and two sisters.

He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Sue Helen Temple of Chesapeake, VA and his 5 children: Jim and
Linda Temple of Harrisburg, NC, Eddie and DruAnne Temple of Raleigh, NC, Sheila and Ron Baskins of
Norfolk, VA, Brenda Flora of Chesapeake, VA and Wanda and Eric Henderson of Bryan, TX, two sisters
Barbara Lane of South Boston, Va and Ann Brantley of Zebulon, NC. He will also be missed dearly by his
11 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.

Wayne proudly served in the US Coast Guard from 1943 to 1946. He retired from Norfolk NAS as a jet fighter electronics technician in 1975. After retirement Wayne and Sue set up home on Lake Gaston. Paw Paw and Grandma Temple hosted their children and grandchildren for 25 fun filled years on the lake. Wayne loved the Lord and he loved doing God’s work. He spent many hours working and painting at Fairmount Park Freewill Baptist Church which later became Gateway Freewill Baptist where he was a member at his passing. He was a charter member of
Lake Gaston Baptist Church where he also spent countless hours establishing that place of worship. Paw
Paw had what we refer to as common sense. He was the one we all turned to for advice as well as the
one we could depend on to fix anything from a radio to a bicycle. He will truly be missed by many.

The family will receive family and friends October 13, 2016 from 6-8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home on
Greenwich Road in Va. Beach. A Celebration of his Life will be held at Gateway Freewill Baptist Church 5473
Va. Beach Blvd, October 14th, 2016 at 1:30 pm followed by procession to Rosewood Memorial Park. In
lieu of flowers please donate to charity of your choice in his name.

Condolences may be expressed to the family below.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel

5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Service Information

Date: Friday, October 14, 2016

Time: 1:30 pm


Gateway Free Will Baptist Church

5473 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, October 14, 2016

Time: 3:00 pm


Rosewood Memorial Park

631 N Witchduck Rd.
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

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