Daniel L. “Dan” Temple, 64, of East Galesburg, passed away on Saturday, October 30, 2021, 9:52 PM at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Dan was born on October 10, 1957 in Galesburg. He was the son of Curtis and Carol Joanne (Baughman) Temple. Dan married Sandy Smith on September,2nd 1993 in Monmouth. Dan is survived by his loving wife, Sandy at home; mother, Carol Joanne Temple of Galesburg; children, Daniel (Brittany) Temple, Jr. of Galesburg, Heather (Kerzi) Smith of Rio, Sara (Memo) Kilburn of Detroit, MI and Bobbi Jo (Greg) Coleman of Nakoma; siblings Susan Temple and Bob (Ramona) Temple, both of Galesburg; fifteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his father Curtis and brother, Randy. Dan graduated from Galesburg High School. He worked as a maintenance man at V’s Brew Pub and Restaurant, PizzaHut and bartended at Benny’s. He was also an avid Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs fan. He loved to fish, play “Golf Clash” and enjoyed his fantasy football leagues. Dan was a loving and caring man who always loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Visitation will be Friday, November 5, 2021 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM at Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes and Crematory, Knoxville. Funeral service will follow visitation at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Burial will follow services at the Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Galesburg. Due to the new COVID-19 Mask Mandate, the funeral home will maintain compliance and ask that guests wear a mask. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes and Crematory have been entrusted with arrangements. Memorials may be donated to the family. On-line condolences and/or expressions of sympathy may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com
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