Funeral services will be Friday for William M. Timmins Jr., 52, Brigham Young University professor and and civic leader, who died Feb. 26, 1989, of cancer at his home in Holladay.
The services for Timmins, who was on a sabbatical leave as professor of personnel administration and labor/management relations in the Graduate School of Management, will be held at 10 a.m. in the Holla-day 27th Ward chapel, 5450 Holla-day Blvd.Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at 4670 S. Highland Dr., and one hour before the service Friday at the church. Burial will be in the Smithfield, Cache County, Cemetery.
Timmins was born March 13, 1936, in Salt Lake City, a son of W. Mont and Mary Brighton Timmins. He received bachelor of science and doctorate degrees from the University of Utah and a master's degree from Harvard University.
He had been an adjunct political science professor at the U. and had taught at several colleges and universities.
He was director of several corporations, president or vice president of a number of companies and chairman of the boards of Pioneer Valley Hospital and Mountain View Hospital. He was the first chairman of the Salt Lake County Merit System Council and had been acting personnel director for Salt Lake City.
In 1987 he was named "Teacher of the Year" by master's of public administration students and had received three "Teacher Excellence" awards; was the recipient of the Silver Beaver Award for Scouting and community service; and last year was presented the Hospital Trustee Service Award from the Utah Hospital Association.