The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Sunday, December 30, 2018 at the Josh B. Gibson Center, 20 Gibson Way, Buena Vista, Georgia. Burial will follow in the New Fellowship Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Hwy 41 South, Buena Vista, Georgia.
Herman Tymes was born in Marion County, Georgia on July 17, 1949 to the late Annie Slaughter Tymes and the late Eathern Tymes, Sr. He was educated in the public school system of Marion County. In 1967, he graduated from Buena Vista High School. In 2011, he retired from FedEx after two decades of dedicated and faithful service. Herman accepted Christ as his personal Lord and Savior at a young age. A dutiful servant of the Lord, he volunteered his time at St. John Ministries, Tampa, Florida and St. Mark Baptist Church, Buena Vista, Georgia. An avid musician, Herman utilized his talents by serving as a bassist in the church band. Additionally, he served in the parking lot and bus ministries. In the year 1987, he was united in holy matrimony to the love of his life, the former Rosalee Brown.
On Wednesday, December 26th, Herman departed this earthly life for his heavenly home. Herman leaves a legacy of inspiration and love to his family which includes his devoted wife of 31 years, Rosalee; his loving daughter, Vertrell Griffin (Darrin) and his devoted son, Damien Tymes (Christina). Herman adored his grandchildren: Cierra, Joshua, Isaiah, and Nora. His caring siblings: Eva Thornton, Accokeek, Maryland, Nora Pless (George Jr.) Americus, Georgia, Eathern Times Jr. (Ardessa) Buena Vista, Georgia, Hubert Tymes, Buena Vista, GA, Patricia Nixon (David), Newnan, Georgia, Edward Tymes (Roslyn) Midland, Georgia. His sisters-in-law: Helen Wilson, Evelyn Russell (James), Dolores Brown, Frances Tymes, Rosabelle Tymes. His brothers-in-law: Richard Brown (Cecelia) and Kenneth Faulcon (Timetra); and uncle-in-law William Washington (Benzena). Herman was preceded in death by three brothers. He also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.