Joseph Timms, age 74, of Columbus, Nebraska died Tuesday September 2, 2003 at the Columbus Community Hospital. Funeral services are 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the McKown Funeral Home in Columbus. The Rev. Joseph Miksch will officiate. Visitation is Saturday from 8-10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in David City.
Joseph William Timms was born March 20, 1929 in David City, Nebraska to James Brittain and Helen Barbara (Kozisek) Timms. He grew up on a farm in the David City area where he attended public school. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War from July 12, 1952 until March 24, 1954. Joe embraced hard work. He worked as a painter for many years. Riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle was his passion. He was the oldest living member of the American Veterans Motorcycle Club. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing.
Joseph is survived by:
Son David Timms Columbus, NE
Son Larry Timms of Columbus, NE
Daughter Barbara Walker of Livingston, MT
Son Brian Timms of Montana
Son Mark Timms of Billings, MT
Son Kevin Timms of Montana
Daughter Sandra (Shane) Hickey of Comstock, NE
Daughter Lisa (Galen) Winkler of Juanita, NE
Son Roger (Irene) Timms of Ventura, CA
Sister Dorothy Bohaty of David City, NE
Sister Lorraine Kunasek of Staplehurst, NE
Sister Mary Ann Aerts of Columbus, NE
Sister Maxine Denman of Grand Island, NE
Sister Helen Holeka of Dwight, NE
Brother Kenny Timms of Firth, NE
Ex-Wife Joan Timms of Rising City, NE
He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 sister Geraldine Rech-Prochaska.