(Oct. 25, 1977 - July 3, 2010)Michael Troy “Whitey” Timmons died July 3, 2010.
He was born in Powell on Oct. 25, 1977, the youngest son of Martin and Elane Timmons.
He attended Parkside Elementary and Powell Middle School. He earned his GED through Northwest College in 2000.
In his early years, he competed in bull riding, taking first place in 1999 at the Bull Fest in Powell. Whitey loved his kids and spending time in the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing with his dad. He held various jobs, but particularly loved working in the oilfield with his dad and his brother, Jason.
Whitey is survived by his wife, Jessica, of Powell; sons Michael, 6, and Vincent, 5; daughter Alethia, 3; his parents, Martin and Elane, of Powell; brothers Randy Timmons (Tina) of Brownwood, Texas, and their six children and four grandchildren and Jason Timmons (Nicole), of Powell, and their two children; sister Jennifer Halvas (Rich) of Denver, Colo., and their three children; grandmother LaDawne Frazier of Powell; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Ted and Betty Timmons and Lane Frazier, all of Powell.
A viewing will be from 10 a.m. - noon on Friday, July 9, at Thompson Funeral Home, followed by funeral services at the LDS Chapel on Avenue E at 2 p.m.
Thompson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, and online condolences may be sent to the family at www.thompsonfuneral.net.
A trust fund for Whitey's children has been established at First National Bank and Trust in Powell.