Mr. Thomas "Tom" Ervin Templeton, 78 of Crossville, Tennessee passed from this life on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at his home.
Tom was born Friday, October 27, 1939 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Reverand Samuel Ervin and Martha Ruth (Holt) Templeton.
Tom was a loving son, brother, wonderful husband for 60 years, sweet and precious daddy and Poppie/Pop. He served in the United States Air Force for 37 years as a Flight Engineer/Instructor. Tom started his own heating and cooling business, Temps Heating and Cooling Residential and Commercial. After his heating and cooling business, he started Coaching for Contractors where he was a consultant and wrote business plans for other contractors.He was the most loving and giving man and would give the shirt off his own back to help someone in need. Tom would always put others first. The most important thing in Tom's life was his personal relationship with the Lord and next came family.
Tom is survived by:
Wife: Josephine "Jo" Templeton of Crossville, Tennessee
2 Daughters: Sabriena and Toby Reynolds of Pontotoc, Mississippi
Crystal and Barry Butler of Sparta, Tennessee
4 Grandsons: Mark and Alanna Bledsoe, Grant and Deanna Reynolds, Ethan Reynolds, and Parker Templeton.
2 Great-Grandchildren: Grady and Ayla Pearl Bledsoe.
Sister: Dolly Ruth Bates
In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by: Granddaughter, Lexus Josephine "Lexie" Hedels.
Funeral Services for Thomas "Tom" Ervin Templeton will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, March 9, 2018 from the chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home with Full Military Honors provided by the Veterans Honor Guard of the Upper Cumberlands.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Friday, March 9, 2018, at Crest Lawn Funeral Home.
Graveside Services will be held Monday, March 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery in Nashville, Tennessee with Full Military Honors provided by the Active Duty Airforce.
In Lieu of Flowers, Donations are asked to be made to: Mercy Multipied and The Seaton Inn at Saint Thomas West Hospital.
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