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Obituary: Carl ‘Glen’ Templeton, Muncie

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Carl ‘Glen’ Templeton

Carl “Glen” Templeton, 65, of Muncie, passed away with his family by his side on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at Henry County Hospital in New Castle following a sudden illness.

Glen was born in Indianapolis on Oct. 2, 1947, to the late Debert and Hulda Marie Phelps Templeton.

He was retired from Borg-Warner Automotive after 30 years of service.

Glen was a member of Industry United Methodist Church.

He loved sports, including Indiana University basketball, the Indianapolis Colts and NASCAR. He enjoyed working in his yard. He had a special love for his family, his four cats and history.

Glen is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Cynthia (Landis) Templeton, whom he married on Aug. 18, 1968. They had just renewed their vows on Aug. 18.

He also is survived by two daughters, Stacy (Brian) Beard of Rushville and Tammy Templeton of Muncie; one granddaughter, Lindsay Templeton of Bloomington; one grandson, Dylan Beard of Rushville; one sister, Ann (Jim) Lattimore of Greenwood; one nephew, Kevin (Cheryl) Jarrett of Indianapolis; and several cousins.

Besides his parents, Glen was preceded in death by aunts, uncles and several cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Parson Mortuary, 801 W. Adams St., Muncie. Friends and family may call and share precious memories from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and from noon until service time Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Peru.

Family requests that donations be made to Animal Rescue Fund, 1209 W. Riggin Road, Muncie, IN 47303; Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 8440 Woodfield Crossing Blvd., Suite 201, Indianapolis, IN 46240; or Voices Against Brain Cancer, 1375 Broadway, Third Floor, New York, NY 10018.

Online condolences may be made at www.parsonmortuary.com.

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