River Jerod Templeton

April 21, 1996 – October 5, 2021

River Jerod Templeton age 25, of LaFayette, Georgia passed away Tuesday – October 5, 2021. He was born in Rome, Georgia and had resided in LaFayette since 2006. He was of the Christian faith and enjoyed hiking to waterfalls any chance he had to. He worked in construction for Chattanooga Fire and River City Fire. He also enjoyed working and doing for others anytime he could. He is preceded in death by his mother: Kimberly Dalane Hamby, grandmother: Judy Tatum and grandfather: Leon Templeton. River is survived by his father: Shon Templeton, sister: Heather (Carlos) Rustrian, brother: Justin (Arena) Templeton, grandmother: Carol Ann Templeton, niece: Jaycee Josephine Rustrian all of LaFayette, GA. The family will receive friends Saturday from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm and Sunday after 10:00 am until the service. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm – Sunday – October 10, 2021 in the chapel. Burial will take place in LaFayette Cemetery. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Homes – LaFayette Chapel. Online guestbook at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.

Viewing Location: 1779 N Main St, LaFayette, GA 30728

Second Viewing Location: 1779 N Main St, LaFayette, GA 30728
Service Location: 1779 N Main St, LaFayette, GA 30728


  • Kayla Minor Posted October 12, 2021 3:22 PM

    love and miss you forever bubba. i’ll never forget you

  • Heather Rustrian Posted October 15, 2021 3:57 AM

    You are so important. & the light will always overcome the darkness!
    I love you baby boy

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