Keith Byron Timm Jr.

Keith Byron Timm Jr., a lifetime resident of Black Diamond, died May 27, 2017, at Valley General Hospital.

Keith Byron Timm Jr., a lifetime resident of Black Diamond, died May 27, 2017, at Valley General Hospital. He was 68.

He was born Aug. 6, 1948, to Keith Timm and Lorraine Gibson. He grew up in Black Diamond and graduated in 1966 from Enumclaw High School. At the height of the Vietnam War, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and entered boot camp before receiving a medical discharge. He worked in the paint shops at Pacific Car and Foundry for a number of years, before joining Palmer Coking Coal Co. and later Pacific Coast Coal. He was married in 1983 to Kimberly Vaughan for a short time. He was a former member of the Black Diamond Fire Department and a Thursday regular at the Black Diamond Historical Museum. He loved antique trucks and was particularly proud of his 35-plus years of sobriety.

He is survived by sister Donna Elaine (Timm) Snow.

Remembrances can be made to the Black Diamond Historical Society, P.O. Box 232, Black Diamond, Wash. 98010.

A celebration of his life is planned for 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, June 16, at the Black Diamond Community Center.

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