Gerald Ernest "Tim" Timmons, 90, Augusta, retired Southwestern Bell lineman and trainer, passed away, Friday, May 28, 2010 at Lakepoint of Augusta.

A memorial service will be held at 2  p.m. ,Thursday, June 3, at Dunsford-Zeiner Funeral Home, Augusta.

He was born Oct.11, 1919 in What Cheer, Iowa to Joseph Edgar and Edith Marethia (Kent) Timmons. Tim served in the US Army during World War II. He married Wilma Faye Evey on Jan. 31, 1944, in Topeka, Kan. She preceded him in death on April 27, 1952. He then married Dola "Fern" (Long) McCune on Aug. 29, 1956, in Augusta.


Survivors include: his spouse, Fern of Augusta; sons, Terry (Connie) Timmons of Burleson, Texas and  Gary Timmons of Greeley, Colo.; daughter, Kathy (Brian) Kumpan of Amarillo, Texas; step-sons, Ron (Sandy) McCune of Wichita, and David (Linda) McCune of Augusta; brother, Dale (Wanda) Timmons of White City, Fla.; grandchildren, Sheila, Steve, Stacy, Rick, Sharla, Stormy, David and Jonny; 20 great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Wilma; brother, LaVern "Tiny" Timmons; sister, Velma Calef; grandchildren Jenny Timmons and John McCune.


A memorial has been established with First United Methodist Church, 2420 North Ohio, Augusta, 67010 or in care of the funeral home.