Mr. Temples attended Mt.. Calvary in Poplar Bluff, Mo. and was an employee of International Soils Consultants, and was a resident of Dexter.
Alvin was the founding member of Duck Buster Inc., sponsor of Ducks Unlimited; he also volunteered for Land O'Lakes and Missouri Farmers Union.
Besides his mother, Cinda Miller Temples of Dexter, survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Nathan L. Temples and Linda of Dexter; one daughter and son-in-law, Wendy Steinbecker and Keith of St. Louis, Mo.;; one grandson, Bode Steinbecker of St. Louis, Mo.; also two sisters,, Debbie Temples and Becky Kyle, both of Dexter.
Visitation will be held at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 at 10 a.m. in the Chalk Bluff Cemetery near Dexter.