Donald Burton Timm, age 95, of Benton, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2011, at his home. He was born on March 4, 1916, in Highmore, S.D., to the late Henry and Bertha Timm.
Mr. Timm worked for Curtis Publishing Co. in Sioux City, Iowa, and was general manager of Brandon Furniture in Hot Springs. He came from a musical family, played the oboe, and loved music. He played the oboe in the Sioux City Symphony in Iowa and the Hot Springs Community Band for over 20 years. He was also a member of the Hot Springs Sertoma Club.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Gladys Uhl , and one brother, Everett Timm.
Survivors include his wife of 75 years, Alexine Timm; three sons, Matthew Timm and wife Carol King of Nashville, Tenn., Joel Timm and wife Kristine of Van Nuys, Calif., and Jonathan Timm and wife Cyndi of Little Rock; three daughters, Carolyn Spillers and husband David and Elizabeth Selby and husband John, all of Benton, and Victoria Taff and husband Russ of Nashville, Tenn.; six grandsons; Nathan, Andrew and Daniel Spillers, Joshua Timm, Zachary Selby, and Julian Timm; five granddaughters, Sarah Selby, Leah Opitz, Caroline Timm, Madi Rose and Charlotte Taff; two great-grandsons, Cameron and Adam Spillers; and two great-granddaughters, Anna Rose Timm and Perri Opitz.
The graveside service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, April 28, 2011, at Crestview Memorial Park, Highway 70 East, Hot Springs, under the direction of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home in Benton (501-315-4047) with Bro. Harry Woodall officiating. His six grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m.. Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at the funeral home.
The family requests that memorials be made to Saline Memorial Hospice House, 23157 I-30, Bryant, AR 72022.
Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/ballard .