Robert "Bob" Tempe, 79, of Covington, passed away on Tuesday, January 16. Mr. Tempe retired from the U. S. Navy after 20 years and also retired after 20 years from Turner Dairies. He is survived by his wife, Carol Tempe; one son, Stanley Tempe of Henderson, TN; one daughter, Debra Ann Newman of Gates; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to either St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital or the American Heart Association. No services are planned.