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Earl Richmond Timms

April 25, 1930 ~ January 13, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Earl Timms Obituary

DATELINE:  KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA

Earl Richmond Timms

 

Earl Richmond Timms, 93, of Kings Mountain, NC, went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 13, 2024, in Kings Mountain, NC. He was born in Oconee County, SC, the son of the late Elzie R. and Marjorie Elliott Timms. Earl was preceded in death by his wives, Audrey Timms and Jessie Mae Bishop Timms, a son, Joel A. Timms, stepson, Ronald C. Timms, daughters-in-law, Wanda Ross Timms and Darlene Bailey Timms. Earl was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, serving in numerous capacities including teaching Sunday School and serving as Chairman of the Deacons. He served over 20 years in the Marine Corps where he was awarded the Bronze Star with Combat V distinction for heroism. He served in Korea, Vietnam, Lebanon, Cuba, Okinawa Japan, Puerto Rico, Guam, and other places. Earl received many honors and medals - an expert rifleman. He served as a drill instructor at Parris Island, SC, training new recruits to be Marines. Earl also served as a recruiter in Philadelphia, PA. He will be missed by his family and many friends. 

 

SURVIVORS: Son: Alan R. Timms (Karen), Largo, FL 

Step-Children: Gail Timms Smith (Mike), Kings Mountain, NC, and Morris E. Timms (Debbie), Blythewood, SC

Grandchildren: Amanda Timms Powell (Brandon) and Matthew Timms  

Step-Grandchildren: Dana Timms Canoutas (Troy), Angel Smith Jenkins (Chris), Michelle Timms Walker (Dale), Brian Timms (Jodi), Michael W. Smith (Jaime), Wendy Timms Carswell (Worth), Kamie Timms Russell (Carlton) and Erica Timms Woods

(Ronnie)

Great Grandchildren: Leo, Raidon and Laylianna Powell

Step- Great Grandchildren: Brittney York, Joshua Timms, Trena Jay, Ashley Jenkins, Jamie York, Dylan Mayberry, Jessica Pettit, Brandon Timms, Matthew Timms, Matthew Jenkins, Skylar Smith, Ethan Timms, Ryne Smith, Isaiah, Jaydin and Liam Hernandez, and Autumn Woods

 

FUNERAL SERVICE: Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 2:00 PM in the Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel with Reverend Michael Horne officiating

 

VISITATION: Wednesday, January 17, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 1:50 PM prior to the service at Harris Funeral Home 

 

INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery

 

 

 

 

 

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ARRANGEMENTS:  HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA

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Visitation
Wednesday
January 17, 2024

1:00 PM to 1:50 PM
Harris Funeral Home
108 South Piedmont Ave
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 17, 2024

2:00 PM
Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel

Kings Mountain, NC

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