Eugene "Gene Gene the Singin' Machine" Robert Timar

December 4, 1934April 24, 2021

Eugene R. Timar, age 86, of Tempe, Arizona passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2021. He was born December 4, 1934 in River Rouge, Michigan.

Eugene graduated from Wyndotte High School and later majored in music at Henry Ford College. He married Marianne Gladys Stockman Timar on September 14, 1957 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Eugene had careers both with the U.S. Post Office for 24 years and at Tempe School District for 14 years. He had a passion for singing and was a longtime member of the Tempe Community Chorus.

He is survived by his wife, Marianne Timar; daughters, Suzzane Mier and Janice Palmer; sons, Mark Timar and Kevin Craven; grandchildren, Rashad (Shawn) Thomas, Breanna Casiano, Alexander Casiano, Natalia Casiano, Taylor Lyons, Bryan Timar, and Addalynn Whittmer; son-in-law, Larry Meier; grandson-in-law, Omar Casiano; sister, Shirley Timar; brother-in-law Bob Stockman; sister-in-law, Doreen Stockman.

A visitation for Eugene will be held Monday, May 3, 2021 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Green Acres Mortuary and Cemetery, 401 North Hayden Road, Scottsdale, Arizona 85257. His memorial service and celebration of life will occur Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Christ Greenfield Church, 425 North Greenfield Road, Gilbert, Arizona 85234.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Timar family.


  • Visitation

    Monday, May 3, 2021

  • Memorial Service and Celebration of Life

    Thursday, May 6, 2021


Eugene "Gene Gene the Singin' Machine" Robert Timar

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Sherlene Berry

May 5, 2021

Have really enjoyed Gene's upbeat and fun loving attitude through the years of chorus, karaoke and fun with him and Marianne. My love, thoughts and prayers for the family. Gene will be sorely missed!!