James "Jim" Templeton

March 14, 1934 — February 06, 2024

Service Details

James “Jim” Templeton went home to the Lord on Tuesday, February 6th surrounded by his loved ones.
Jim was born on March 14, 1934, to Clarence and Mamie Templeton. Jim was involved in several community clubs including the Shriners and Eagles.
He was married to his first wife, Lucy, and grew his family with 5 sons and 1 daughter. All who knew Jim was witness to his love of playing music. He shared his talent and passion with three of his sons. They enjoyed getting together playing jam sessions and singing.
Later in life, he met and married Evelyn Templeton. They enjoyed spending time together with their families and were known for teasing each other.
Jim is survived by his wife Evelyn; sons, Jimmy (Denise) Templeton, Wayne (Roxanne) Templeton, Larry (Sherry) Templeton, Wendell Templeton, and Lane (Teri) Templeton; stepson, Max (Sarah) Constable; stepdaughter, Tina (James) Schaffner; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings; previous wife, Lucy; and his baby daughter.
There will be a private family graveside service. A Celebration of Life will be held at Glad Tidings Assembly of God, 314 E Army Post Rd, Des Moines, IA 50315 on Monday, February 12, 2024, at 11:00 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.