Rufus Timmons, age 78 of Breckenridge, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at Stephens Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, January 18th at Morehart Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Sue Skidmore officiating. Interment will follow in the Breckenridge Cemetery under the direction of Morehart Mortuary. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, January 17th at Morehart Mortuary.
Rufus Lee Timmons was born July 6, 1935 in Gatesville, Texas to parents, G.N. Timmons & Liddie Lee Hubble Timmons. He married Glenda Lee Lewis on October 15, 2005 in Breckenridge. Mr. Timmons worked in well services in the oil field until he retired in 2002. Mr. Timmons moved from Mart to Breckenridge in 2005. He was preceded in death by his parents, G.N. Timmons & Liddie Lee Timmons; four brothers and one sister.
Mr. Timmons is survived by his wife, Glenda Timmons of Breckenridge; one son, Kermit Timmons and wife Betty of Jefferson; two daughters, Karen Shaeffer of Mart, Vonda Griffin and husband Denvil of Mart; stepchildren, Larry Smith and wife Faye of Mississippi, Kenneth Griffin of Owassa, Oklahoma, Randy Glen Griffin of Bryan, College Station, Karon Thurmon and husband Don of Breckenridge, Ranae Griffin of Breckenridge; three brothers, Billy Bob Timmons of Fort Worth, Jimmy Timmons of Andrews, Melvin Timmons of Andrews; four sisters, Betty Bowling of Andrews, Eva Lou Savage of Odessa, Janie Westfall of Abilene, Helen Bolton and husband Gene of Midland; four grandchildren, Ty Timmons, Kenneth Griffin, Lance Griffin, Matthew Shaeffer.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Heart Society and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made online at www.morehartmortuary.net.