MECHANICSBURG - Kenneth R. Timmons, 93, of Mechanicsburg, died Wednesday, January 11, 2017. He was born November 11, 1923 in Springfield, Ohio, son of the late Alva and Goldie (Arledge) Timmons of Cable, Ohio. Kenneth (Timmy) was a 1942 graduate of Mechanicsburg High School and retired from Navistar in Springfield, Ohio. Kenneth is preceded in death by his beloved wife Betty, to whom he was married 51 years, son Kenneth Michel "Mike," brother Louie, sister Norma "Sis" and many aunts and uncles. Kenny is survived by his brother Ivan and wife Vivian of Urbana with nieces Carrol and Bonnie and nephew Gary, sister Mary Lou Clemens, who spent a good portion of her time helping to care for her loving brother. Stephanie, widowed wife of Mike, grandson Casey and Maria of Jamestown and great-granddaughter Grace, great-grandson Lane, son Bradley "Brad" and wife Diana of South Charleston, grandson Aaron and Jenn, great-grandson Coltyn and great-granddaughter Acea'Lynn, grandson Jarrod and Sarah of Charlotte, NC, grandson Boland, grandson Jordan, both of South Charleston. He served his country in WWII in the China-Burma conflict as an Army ranger, fighting bravely, following Merrills Marauders. He enjoyed square dancing, his family and Loll, Mom and Dad's bulldog. Mom has been waiting on him and may he find the "peace" that he so rightly deserves. We all love you. A private memorial will be held at the family's discretion. In lieu of flowers a memorial gift or donation may be made to Hospice of Dayton, Ohio. Services are entrusted to SKILLMAN, McDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Mechanicsburg. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com .
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