OBITUARY

Richard H. Timmers

March 24, 1940May 3, 2012

The Honorable Richard H. Timmers, aged 72, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 3, 2012. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sylvester and Blanche Timmers, and his brother Bill Timmers. Surviving are his wife of 30 years Leora, sons David (Carol) Grant, Steven (Jennifer) Timmers, David (Wanda) Timmers, daughter Susan (Jason) Wood, grandchildren, Alexandra Timmers, Heather Grant, Adam Timmers, Brandon Skeel, Grace Timmers, Henry Wood, great-grandchildren Jaxson and David, brothers Joseph Timmers, Tom (Ginny) Timmers, sister Carol (Pat) Pflieger and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Richard spent 13 years working as an attorney throughout the area, and served 22 years as a Kent County Court District Judge. He enjoyed traveling, fishing, golf, and spending time with family and friends when we weren't driving him crazy! He will be remembered for his generosity, and his kind, thoughtful, and witty personality. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at Reyers North Valley Chapel. Visitation from 3-4 p.m. Please consider a memorial contribution to Newaygo County Community Services, 6308 S Warner Ave, Fremont, Michigan, 49412

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, May 9, 2012
  • Memorial Service Wednesday, May 9, 2012
REMEMBERING

Richard H. Timmers

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Shelley Thees Fletcher

May 9, 2012

To Steve, Dave, and Sue: We were so sorry to hear of your fathers passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.

Annette Jeltema

May 9, 2012

Words cannot express the sadness I feel over Dick's death. I started working for Dick when I was 21 - fresh out of college. I even babysit Steve, Dave & Sue and 30 years ago Dick married my husband and me. Dick was a great man and he will be missed.

Margaret Yakel

May 8, 2012

My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. We were classmates at St. Mary's High School.

Nora Mathews

May 8, 2012

Sending my sincere condolences to the family and friends of Judge Richard Timmers. He will be remembered and missed.

Carrie Irwin

May 8, 2012

Steve, Jennifer, Grace, Alex and Adam - We are so sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Ben and Carrie Irwin

Herman Knuppel

May 8, 2012

I remember Dick from childhood all the way through high school; I have many fond memories of him while we were pheasant hunting on the farm. I will miss him. My prayers are with you and your family. Herman Knuppel

Kimberly Rose

May 7, 2012

My deepest sympathies to the family

Kathleen Eardley

May 7, 2012

Steve, David and Susie,
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Dawn VanHoof

May 6, 2012

I was so sorry to hear about Dick's sudden passing. I always enjoyed the times we saw him and visited with him at VanHoof family events. My deepest sympathies to Lee and all the family.

Sincerely.

Dawn VanHoof

Tom Grossman

May 6, 2012

I am so shocked to be informed today of Dick's passing. I am a grade school/high school and college friend of Dick's. we reconnected several years ago on the Internet and I was looking forward to visiting Dick and his wife in Florida one of these years.

My sincere sorrow is expressed to the the family on Dick's passing.

Sincerely,

Tom Grossman