|Birth: ||Feb. 15, 1950|
Los Angeles County
|Death: ||Feb. 8, 2012|
San Bernardino County
Dennis Kelly Timms of Fontana, CA died on February 8th, 2012 at the age of 61. He was the beloved son of Kelvin and Dolly Timms, dedicated father of three daughters Kirsten Timms, Kimberly Trost and Kelly Janusz. Dennis was a grandfather of 10 and also left behind 1 brother and 6 sisters.
Born in Los Angeles, California on February 15, 1950, Dennis grew up in up in Southern California. He attended Los Altos High School and graduated in 1968. Following graduation he attended Woodbury College and UCLA. The majority of his working career was spent working for the California Department of Corrections. He worked at numerous prisons throughout the state including Chino Institution for Men, Patton State Hospital, Avenol State Prison and at the notorious Pelican Bay Maximum Security Prison. Dennis worked his way through the ranks and finally retired as a Captain at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison. He was most proud of making it to the rank of Captain before he retired.
After retirement Dennis enjoyed spending time with his friends and family. He was a people person and really enjoyed helping anyone he could along the way. Unfortunately Dennis was walking in front of his home on February 8th, 2012 and was struck by a motor vehicle. Dennis succumbed to injuries and passed away. The family would like to thank the many people who assisted in caring for Dennis during the last few years of his life.
Not only was Dennis well respected in the Law Enforcement community but he also respected Law Enforcement very much.
The family is requesting that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to the Fontana K9 PALS, 14737 Arrow Avenue, Fontana, CA 92335. The Fontana K9 PALS is a non-profit charity that helps purchase Police K9 Service Dogs for local police departments.
Services for Dennis will be held at the Church of Latter Day Saints ,1130 W. 21st Upland CA 91784 on Thursday, February 16th, 2012 at 5 p.m. Following services Dennis will be laid to rest next to his mother, Dolly Timms, in Mount Pleasent Utah on Saturday Feb. 18th 2012.
Kelvin Dee Timms (1927 - 2015)
Dorothy Maryarline Waddle Timms (1927 - 1995)
Dennis Kelly Timms (1950 - 2012)
Sandra Lee Timms (1953 - 2013)*
Moroni City Cemetery
Created by: Barbara LeClaire
Record added: Feb 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85692081