Charles Royce Timmons, 82, of Amarillo, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.
Mr. Timmons was born on Oct. 16, 1930, in Russel, Okla., to Dora and Minnis Timmons. Shortly after graduating high school he joined the Navy. He served on the attack cargo ship USS Skagit (AKA 105).
He had lived in Hobbs, NM; Lockney, TX and Mangum, OK before moving to Amarillo. He worked at a plumbing company in Amarillo before working at Bell Helicopter for over 20 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Lena Mae Timmons; a sister June Short, and a brother David Timmons.
He is survived by his children and stepchildren, Charles D. Timmons and wife Patty of Amarillo, Linda Timmons of Amarillo, Everett Lee Timmons and wife Kathy of Borger, Arelia Timmons of Amarillo, Larry Brundige and wife Dorotha of Amarillo, Debra Williams and husband Will of Albuquerque, N.M.; a brother Jerry Timmons and wife Linda of Norman, OK; two sisters, Glovette Hightower of Ardmore, OK and Norma Lou Moon of Royse City; former wife, Mary C. Timmons of Amarillo; nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and good friend Melody Phelps.
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