TBDBITL Alumni Club

The Best Damn Band In The Land - The Ohio State University Marching Band Alumni

Charles Paul Temple

July 8, 1937 - November 5, 2006

Charles Temple, 69, OSUMB Graduate Assistant (1971) and Assistant Director (1972 and 1973), died unexpectedly November 5, 2006. Chuck, from North Canton, Ohio, had served as band director at several Ohio public schools, including Jackson High School in Stark County. He had also worked in real estate. Dr. Temple received his Doctor of Philosophy from The Ohio State University.

Chuck was a member of the marching band, serving as Graduate Assistant Director in 1971. He then held the position of Assistant Director in 1972 and 1973. In 2013, he was posthumously presented with the Script Ohio Award.