Oct. 28, 1943 – April 2, 2013
A celebration of life for James Franklin Temple of Greybull was held April 8 at BPOE Lodge 1431 in Greybull. James, 69, died April 2 at Spirit Mountain Hospice House in Cody.
He was born Oct. 28, 1943, at Alton, Madison County, Illinois, the son of Duane Franklin and Alice Louise Henry Temple. He served in the United States Air Force from 1961 to 1965.
James worked as a signal maintainer for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad from 1967 until 2008. He moved to the Big Horn Basin in 1989.
James, affectionately known as “Jimmy T” by his friends, loved old cars and motorcycles and riding with his friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Alice Louise Temple, and his brother, Mike Temple.
He is survived by his father Duane Temple of Laurel, Mont.; two daughters, Jolyn Temple of Rozet and Chris Temple of Laurel; one brother, Joe Temple of Billings; three sisters, Shirley Stanton of Alton, Ill., Sherry Greenwalt of Park City, Mont., and Rita Hankinson of Laurel; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations are being received at Big Horn Federal Savings Bank, Box 471, Greybull, WY 82426. Proceeds will benefit the Spirit Mountain Hospice House.