Bishop Larry Joseph Timmerman
Bishop Larry Joseph Timmerman, 83, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2023 at the family residence.
Bishop Timmerman was born in Anderson, South Carolina and he was the son of the late Ruby Jewell Scarborough Timmerman and Reverend Floyd Joseph Timmerman. Larry was a graduate of Bradley Central High School and Lee College. He was a retired minister with the Church of God with 64 years of service including, serving as pastor for 20 years, serving for 12 years as Administrative Bishop in Southern Ohio, Rocky Mt. Region, Florida and Alabama, serving for 5 years as State Youth and Discipleship Director in Mississippi, serving for 2 years as State Evangelism Director in Mississippi, serving for 10 years on the International Executive Council and serving 12 years in the International Offices for the Church of God. His hobbies include horses and showing his quarter horses, collecting antique cars and his collection over the years is considered amazing, and he enjoyed playing golf. Bishop Timmerman was a member of the North Cleveland Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Jan Timmerman, Cleveland; daughter, Debbie Sulcer (David), Kingsport, Tennessee; son, Larry Joseph Timmerman Jr., Sebastian, Florida; grandchildren, Morgan Baugher (Russell), Hanover, Pennsylvania, Taylor Sulcer, Baltimore, Maryland, Meredith White (Donnie), Hampstead, Maryland; great grandchildren, Bryce Baugher, Brooke Baugher, Paisley White, Sadie Rae White; sisters, Martha Fair (Tom), Madisonville, Tennessee, Karyn Blake, Cleveland, Tennessee; brother, Jerry Timmerman (Sandy), Cleveland, Tennessee and several nieces and nephews.
The Remembrance of Life Service will be conducted on Monday, April 3, at 12 p.m. at the North Cleveland Church of God, Main Sanctuary with Pastor Mark Williams officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunset Memorial Gardens with Larry Joe Timmerman, Bryce Baugher, Russell Baugher, Donnie White, Taylor Sulcer, Jeremy Timmerman, Taylor Collins and Tim Smith serving as casket bearers.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Monday at the Main Sanctuary of the North Cleveland Church of God. The Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services North Ocoee Chapel has charge of the arrangements.
You may share your condolences and your memories with the Timmerman family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.