Russell ‘Dale’ Timmons, of Buchanan

Published 8:55 am Friday, April 25, 2014

Russell “Dale” Timmons passed away on April 16, 2014, in his Buchanan home. Dale was born on June 24, 1975.

He was predeceased by his parents, Ron and Lynn Timmons, and his daughter, Samantha Kay Lynn Timmons.

Russell Timmons

Russell Timmons

He is survived by his loving fiancée, Cheri Marshall, and two children, Orion Dale Timmons of Niles, and Russell Dale Timmons Jr. of Buchanan. Also surviving are his uncle and aunt, Rob and Connee Canfield of Decatur, Mich. and great aunt, Harriet Thomas, of Dowagiac, Mich., along with numerous cousins.

Dale was a graduate of the Brandywine school district and attended classes at Southwestern Michigan College. He worked as a trucker in addition to other part-time jobs.

Dale enjoyed fishing, hunting and working on trucks. He was noted for his open personality and ability to attract many friends with his big boyish grin. He loved his boys dearly and will be missed by all his family and friends.

Services celebrating Dale’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Clark Chapel, 405 Center St., Dowagiac, Mich. If you would like to sign his online memory book please do so at

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Dale’s memory may be made to Mona Kelley, Trustee at 4059 Keith Road, Springfield, Tenn. 37172, for the care of his children.