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Philip Edward “Phil” Timmons

September 15, 1965 - February 18, 2019

          Philip Edward “Phil” Timmons, age 53, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Monday, February 18, 2019.

          Born in Wilmington, DE on September 15, 1965, he was a son of Anne B. (Benson) and the late Forrest W. Timmons.  Phil graduated from William Penn HS, class of 1984.

          A love of the outdoors, Phil liked hiking, camping, the beach and nature.  He was a wonderful and attentive dad who enjoyed going to his children’s sports events.  Phil’s fondest memories were made taking his children to the beach, fishing and camping.  He enjoyed driving and music, especially the Grateful Dead.  Phil was an animal lover and dogs were his favorite.

          He is survived by his mother, Anne B. (Benson) Timmons; children, Wyatt, Zachary and Elizabeth Timmons; sisters, Carol Timmons (Lynn) and Susan Timmons (Holly); brothers, Kenneth Timmons (Steve) and Jeffrey Timmons (Lisa); nieces, Katie (Ryan) and Bethany; great niece, Peyton; and several aunts, uncles and many cousins.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12 noon on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 12 noon.  Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Phil’s memory to the Brandywine Valley SPCA of DE, 600 South Street, New Castle, DE 19720.

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15 Condolences for Philip Edward “Phil” Timmons

  • My deepest symphaty, thoughts and prayer for the whole family. May he rest in peace.

  • To my best friend you were a brother I did not have we been friends since we were three I will miss you my brother rest in peace till we meet again Washington parkers forever

  • Kenny so very sorry for the loss of your brother. Prayers sent.

  • Thoughts and prayers for your entire family. R. I. P. Phil

  • Sorry for the loss of Phil.I knew him over 30 years we worked together at B&E.He was a great guy.Taken to early.God Bless his family.

  • My condolences to the family.

  • Phil and I traveled to Colorado in 1991 to explore life. We had a great adventure and I have numerous amazing memories. Iam glad we recently connected and was hoping for a reunion. Love you bro,keep that smile and laugh rolling. Your travel buddy Paul

  • RIP Phil you are missed!

  • Rest in peace Phil you’re going to be very missed God bless you and your family

  • we laughed, we danced, we trade tapes, we traveled, we chunked punkins…..r.i.p my friend, ill not forget you!!

  • My prayers are with all of the family and friends.
    May God bless you all.
    Charlie Joseph
    Pit Boss
    World Championship Punkin Chunkin Association

  • I am so sorry Anne to hear of Phil”s passing. We never got to visit with our East Coast cousins except for Carol. Please convey Sue and my condolences and regards to our other cousins. Uncle Bill forwarded your email to us.

  • I met Phil on just one (or maybe two) occasions on a Family get-together with Steve&Ken,etc..a trip back east to New Castle approx. 20 years ago.
    I remember Phil pretty much as pictured. We instantly got along just fine and I felt like I really new him and understood him.
    He treated me with respect, hospitality and as “one of his family” in the house he grew up in.
    I have always believed that some people live their full lives in their own way, and sometimes do it quicker than others.
    My regards to his 3 children, wife, Mom Anne, and his entire family, as well as close his friends.
    Sincerely & repectfully,
    Greg Kinholt (Steve & Ken’s family/brother)

  • Grew up with Tim and had alot of great Times Tim, Charlie, Dave, Jack we all had alot of great times he will be missed thoughts and prayer for the whole family

  • My dad was the best ever