A native of Lake, LA and resident of Gonzales, LA, he passed away at 2:30 a.m., Saturday, August 1, 2015, at Ascension Oaks. He was 78, born on April 25, 1937. He comes from a big Ascension Parish family. He was a poet. He served in the U.S. Army and was a Korea Defense Veteran. He was a security guard at River Bend from 1985-2004. Visiting at Ascension Funeral Home, 426 W. New River St., Gonzales, LA on Thursday, August 13, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Friday, from 9:00 a.m. until service at 11:00 a.m. conducted by Rev. Corey Olivier. Burial at Mount Zion Cemetery, Prairieville, LA. Survived by his wife, Loyce "Myrt" Templet (the love of his life); a son, Josh Templet; five brothers, Lucien Templet Sr. and Irma Keller, Roy Templet Sr. and wife, Jean, Lionel Templet and Blanche "Chris" Picou, Ernest Templet, and Floyd Templet and wife, Elane; an uncle, Melton Lambert and wife, Betty; a brother-in-law, Royce McGhee and wife, Cindy of Bogalusa; a sister-in-law, Clara "Toto" Forbes of Tylertown, MS; and numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins. Preceded in death by his parents, Louis "Babe" Sr. and Nella Lambert Templet; a brother, Laben Templet; three sisters, Irene Phillips and husband, Redd, Lea Ida Boyle, and Lorraine Gonzales and husband, Nelson; a nephew, Roy Templet Jr.; two sisters-in-law, Helen Poirrier Templet and Jackie Givens Templet; and a great-great niece, Dakota Simoneaux. Before he was at Ascension Oaks, he attended Little Prairie Baptist Church and The Church of St. Amant. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the memorial fund at www.gofundme.com/louistemplet. Please visit the online guestbook at www.ascensionfuneral.com.