Ben L. Timms
- February 20, 1952 - September 14, 2012
- North Ridgeville, Ohio
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“I will never forget Ben's gentle way of warning me that he was in the church when I came to practice the organ. He was always afraid he'd scare me...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Laura Schuitze - North Olmsted, OH
“Dear Dorothy, Jason & Jessica,
So sorry to hear of your loss. Bennie was such a good neighbor.
I remember him as a guiet, gentle, loving person.
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2 of 8 | Posted by: Meg & Mark Boyer - Sylvania, OH
“We are sadden by the loss of Mr. Timms, our thoughts and prayers to the family, today, tomorrow and always. (We love you Jess)
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3 of 8 | Posted by: Mary E. Belfi - Parma, OH
“So sorry for your loss! May God comfort you all during this time!
4 of 8 | Posted by: Jamie, Jill, Joshua, Jenna, and Josie Book - OH
“I remember his craftmanship making wooden bears, tent camping, fixing up the Chevy and helping his grandchildren. He was always ready to help others...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Stacie Cain - North Olmsted, OH
“I'll miss Ben and his willingness to help others and his gentle nature.
6 of 8 | Posted by: Mary Kuzmanovich - OH
“What a loss for the world, but Heaven gained another angel. There is no doubt in my mind that Gram and Benny are in Heaven enjoying each others...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Amie - Park City, KS
“There are many heartbroken people who are suffering from the loss of Benny. He was such an amazing husband, father, and grandfather. We will all...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Brittany and Kelly Kurtz - OH
Ben L. Timms, age 60, of North Ridgeville, died Friday, September 14, 2012 at Southwest General Health Center. Ben was born February 20, 1952 in Mineral Wells, Texas. He married Dorothy (nee Turner) on July 30, 1971 and she lovingly survives.
Also left to cherish his memory are his children, Jason (Danielle) Timms, Columbia Station and Jessica Timms, Parma; grandchildren, Morgan and Andrew; brother, Richard (Dianne) Timms, Simi Valley, CA and sister, Linda (Earl) Wayland, Boise, ID; and his "granddog", Champ.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ira and Gayle Matney.
An extremely hard worker and excellent provider, Ben was a spray painter for Repko Machine Co. for 38 years and worked as the custodian of Clague Road Church in North Olmsted for 31 years. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing, camping, woodworking, watching movies with his family, and had a great interest in antique Chevy cars. He will be fondly remembered for his selfless devotion to helping others, especially his family. Ben was a great husband, father, grandfather and brother and will be deeply missed.
Family and friends are invited to visit from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, September 17, 2012 in the Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville. Private graveside services and burial will take place at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon.
Memorials are suggested to Clague Road Church, 3650 Clague Road, North Olmsted, OH 44070.