Edwin Dale Temple, age 88, of Lawrenceville, VA departed this life on November 23, 2021.He was preceded in death by his granddaughter Hiliary Lacole Harrell; mother, Ruby Braswell; and stepfather, Warren Braswell. He is survived by his wife, Daisy Ellen Temple; two daughters, Gail Rhodes of Lawrenceville, Muriel Denise Walton and husband Lonnie of Lawrenceville, VA; his son, Rev. Edwin D. Temple, Jr. and wife Gail of Orange, VA; six grandchildren, Scottie R. Champion and wife Olivia of Dolphin, Dewayne A. Scott of Lawrenceville, Tammy Champion of Nebraska, Karrie Temple of Orange, Kimberly Temple of Orange and Matthew Temple of Orange; eleven great grandchildren; and his sister, Barbara Fajna and husband Ricky of Lawrenceville. Dale led a busy life yet always found time for family and friends. From 1955 to 1957 he served in the U. S. Military and was stationed in Germany where he was a paratrooper 105 and 511. Dale loved his family and enjoyed working, hunting and fishing. He was the owner and operator of Southside General Store in Lawrenceville, VA. He was an honorary member of Brown Creek Hunt Club, a 4-H Hunting Instructor, and a member of Lawrenceville United Methodist Church. He loved life to the fullest and will be greatly missed. You will be always in our hearts. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville. Funeral services will be conducted 10:00 a.m. Monday at Williams Funeral Home with interment at Crestview Memorial Park, La Crosse, VA. Online condolences may be made at www.williamsfuneralhomeva.com.