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Donald L. Templeton

February 3, 1932 ~ November 15, 2018 (age 86)

Don Templeton, 86, passed away at his home, where he lived for 63 years, on November 15, 2018.  He was born on February 3, 1932 in Akron to the late Elmer and Lois Templeton. Don retired from Mohawk Rubber Company and was the owner of Templeton Drain.  He loved spending time on his farm and holiday get-togethers, but most of all he loved spending time surrounded by his family.


Besides his parents, Don was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Eva; daughter, Dona; and granddaughter, Sabrina.  He is survived by his son, Jim (Alice) Templeton; daughters, Linda (Jim) Reedy and Jackie (Mike Simmons) Young; sons-in-law, Bob Young, Jr. and Paul Pittillo; brother, Larry Templeton; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; as well as many other family and friends.


The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Cheryll Hedrick for the love and care she gave to Don and his family.


A funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. on Monday, November 19, 2018 at Schermesser Funeral Home, 600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Rd. (SR 619), Akron, Ohio 44319.  Family and friends may call on Sunday from 2 to 4 P.M. and for one hour prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home.  Burial will be at East Liberty Cemetery.  To leave a special message online for the family, visit our website at


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