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Orville "Red" Timberlake


1925 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
Orville "Red" Timberlake Obituary
Orville "Red" Timberlake, 87, passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, in Fort Worth. Graveside service: 3 p.m. Sunday in the Mexia Cemetery, Chaplain Paul Reedy and Rev. Todd Tanner officiating. Visitation: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home in Mexia. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the , Odyssey Hospice or a . Red was born Oct. 9, 1925, in Mexia to George Washington and Cora Mae Graham Timberlake. He worked for Beene Motor Sales, and formerly Ferguson's Chevrolet, for 32 years. Then he owned and operated Timberlake Paint & Body Shop from 1983 until he retired in 2005. Red was an avid RV'er and member of the Thousand Trails Club in Lake Whitney, one of his favorite locations. He and Rosie toured several states during their travels together; they also shared a love for dancing. His family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Quang Le, Dr. Armour, Dr. Khamarr, Dr. Osafo, Dr. Nguyen, the nurses of Odyssey Hospice and Plaza CCICU for their special care. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Vernice Timberlake. Survivors: His wife of 67 years, Rosie Timberlake of Fort Worth; daughters, Sharon Wilson and husband, Johnny, of Groesbeck and Rona Stanford and husband, Robert, of Fort Worth; son, Orville Ray Timberlake and wife, Teresa, of Temple; grandchildren, Clinton Wade Wilson and wife, Krystal, of Waco, Walton Clay Wilson of Stafford, Sara Trevino of Temple, Wade Timberlake of Temple, Brian Stanford of Fort Worth and Brandy Stanford of Austin; great-grandchildren, Grady and Maggie Wilson and Gabriella Trevino; and brother-in-law, Kenneth Kuyava of Phoenix, Ariz.
Published in Star-Telegram on Sept. 22, 2013
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