was glad she
got a chance to be with Robert "BoB" Templeton one last time.
Jordan, the director of the Hays Convention and Visitors Bureau, for many years had an office in the same building as Templeton, at the time the executive director of the Hays Area Chamber of Commerce.
They often would sit together in the morning to have coffee.
But last week, Jordan
visited Templeton shortly before his
Templeton died Thursday at 80.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church
"Here in the last few days of his
life, I was very blessed to be able to sit with him the evening before he
passed away," Jordan
Templeton's effervescent personality was contagious, Jordan
was just always upbeat," Jordan
always enjoyed talking to Templeton over those morning coffees.
"It was nice to sit and visit with him," she
"If you were feeling a little down, he
would get you going again."
was with Templeton for the final time last week, he
still was cracking jokes, she
"That was just a very precious thing for me, to be able to sit and reminisce with him," Jordan