George Mansfield Timmins, age 81, resident of 912 Park, Fort Scott, died early Sunday, October 29, 2006 at Mercy Health Center. He was born November 13, 1924, in Prescott, the son of George Luke Timmins and Marilla Chadwick Timmins.
He graduated from Prescott High School. He married Marcella Roufs on September 3, 1949, in Seattle Washington while in the military service. He served in the United States Army from 1949 to 1951. George retired in 1985 following 34 years of employment with Whiteside IGA. He was a meat cutter and managed the meat department. He was a member of the American Legion and the National Rifle Association.
Survivors include his wife, Marcella, of the home; one sister, Zelma Wardrip of Central City, Kentucky; two nieces and five nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a half brother, Charles Timmins.
William James Schafer, Mercy Pastoral Care, will conduct funeral services at 10 a.m.. Tuesday in the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Bourbon County Animal Shelter and may be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, KS. Messages of comfort may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.