Vincent L. Timmons
1952 - 2021
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Vincent Lunnell Timmons, the sixth of fifteen children was born June 2, 1952 in Columbia County, Florida to the late Dorothy L. Timmons and the late Robert L. Timmons, Sr. Deacon Vincent "Poppa" Timmons heard the Master's voice, answered the call, and transitioned into Eternal Rest. Vince attended school in Columbia County, graduating from Columbia High School with the class of 1970. He was employed by Metal Products and later worked with the Department of Transportation as a Motor Carrier Compliance Officer from where he retired in 2009. He accepted Christ at an early age and joined the Greater Mt. Ararat Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. George S. Stewart and was ordained as a Deacon in March 2009. Deacon Timmons was a faithful and dutiful servant to his church, members, and the community. His passion was helping young kids thrive through little league football where he coached for over 30 years. He also spent many years volunteering for the Police Special Olympics until he retired. He was a great mentor to all of his nephews. Vince never met a stranger and was loving, kind and humble in spirit to all those he met. Other precedents in death include: sister, Roberta Timmons; brothers, Robert L. Timmons, Jr., Handy Timmons, and Willie Marion Timmons; grandparents, Rev. Ed Timmons, Leatha Timmons, Ray Forshee and Maybel Parrish.
He leaves to cherish his memories a loving and devoted fiancée Lesia "Red" Clark; one daughter, Dollenia Strive (Blaine); one son, Vincent Timmons; extended children, Lageisha Clark, Steven Jernigan; one grandson, Ke'Von Pittman; additional loving grandchildren, Zyuana Jernigan and Zayben Jernigan; sisters, Leatha (Bishop C. Kenneth Troupe), Mary Henry (Ed), Betty, Dorothy Harris (Ennis), Pinky, Denise Mayo; sister-in-law, Cloretha Timmons; brothers, George (Sharon), Tommie (Lenora), Morris, Arthur (Nedra), Ronald (Deneil), and Nathaniel Rentz; godbrother, Anthony Smith (Felecia); aunts, Catherine Pierce, Mabel Parrish; uncles, Aaron and Vasco (Jeanette); close cousins, Pauline McQueen , Joyce Waters; special friends, Walter Brewer, David Everett, Dusty Gallegos, Jimmy Gardner, and Addison; hosts of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Celebratory services for Deacon Vincent Timmons will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday, February 20, 2021, at Bread of Life Ministry, 898 SW Deputy J Davis Lane, Lake City, FL.
Viewing will be from 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. Friday, February 19, 2021, at Richardson Community Center, Lake City, FL.
Arrangements entrusted to COMBS FUNERAL HOME, 292 NE Washington St., Lake City, FL, (386) 752-4366, Marq Combs turner, L.F.D. "The Caring Professionals"

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Published in Lake City Reporter on Feb. 18, 2021.
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15 entries
February 20, 2021
My condolences to the family and may the memories that mean the most to you live in your heart.
Odell Anderson Lenoir
Classmate
February 20, 2021
Praying that the family is granted peace and strength during these difficult times. May God continue to bless you'll.
Brenda Jones-Woodson
February 20, 2021
Vince you were a dear friend to me n my family. You was my seafood friend. We shared so many memories. You are truly missed. Love you always.
Leslie White
Family
February 19, 2021
. Mr.Vince was more like family as he and my Dad the late Tyrone Taylor Sr were best of friends. Always keep the memories close to your heart. Trust and lean on him during this difficult time. Always in my prayers.
Shanetha Taylor Anthony
Friend
February 19, 2021
From the first day I met you you were like a brother I never had when I left lake city and you came to savannah to visit you were always pushing me to be the best I can be thanks for that big vincent gonna really miss you big brother rest now you earn it much love to the timmons family in your time of grief Dan Campbell
Daniel Campbell
Friend
February 19, 2021
To the Timmons family, I extend my deepest and heartfelt sympathy as you all in my thoughts and prayers. I will never forget you all as you were one of the first families I met, mingled and played with during my childhood summer visits to Lake City, may God bless each one of you.
Bettye Robinson Wallace
Friend
February 19, 2021
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Selena Tucker
Neighbor
February 19, 2021
Our condolences to the entire family! Praying the Peace of God reigns in your hearts during this difficult time.
Tiny and I send love your way
Briggette Johnson
Friend
February 19, 2021
May God comfort you in this time of sorrow.... Earth has no sorrow that heaven can not heal
Lakasia L Portee-Jones and Family
Friend
February 19, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Faye Hall
February 18, 2021
I'm praying the Our God, the God of ALL Comfort gives you peace, strength and resolve during these difficult days.
Stacey Lewis
Friend
February 18, 2021
To The Family:

May God Bless, strengthen and give you all peace and understanding during this time. Vincent is in the hands of the almighty God and he will be missed by all that knew and loved him!!
Wintons Family
February 18, 2021
Vince was a great friend and Co worker. He will be greatly missed. God speed.
Donna Boler
Friend
February 18, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Teresa Robinson
Friend
February 18, 2021
To The Timmons Family: I’m So Sorry Fir Your Loss. I Will Keep
The Family In My Prayers.
Janet Staten
Friend
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