Edwin Clay Timanus III

Clay Timanus, 68, of Fountain Inn, husband of Carol Abercrombie Timanus for 41 years, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

Born in Lenoir, NC, he was a son of the late Edwin Clay Timanus II and Evelyn Gallucci Timanus. Clay was a long-time member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Fountain Inn. He was a graduate of North Carolina State University and enjoyed a long career in the textile industry. Clay loved life and found immense joy in caring for his family, working in his yard, hunting and fishing, and putting a smile on the faces of others. He never met a stranger and was a constant reflection of God’s unwavering love.

In addition to his wife Carol, and his mother, Evelyn, he is survived by his children, William Blake Timanus (Heather), Mary Elise Nichols (Brett), Caroline Carson Timanus, and Edwin Clay Timanus IV; grandchildren, Emma Davis Nichols and William Brett Nichols Jr.; sisters, Beth Hair (Bill), Della Marshall (John), and Cindy Hynds (Jim); mother-in-law, Mary Abercrombie; brother-in-law, Billy Abercrombie (Jan); and many nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Trinity UMC Fountain Inn with Rev. Murray Snow officiating.

The family will receive friends in the Family Life Center following the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to: Trinity United Methodist Church, 403 South Weston St, Fountain Inn, SC 29644.

Condolences to the family of Edwin Clay Timanus III

  • Ray Brown
    5 years ago

    My heartfelt sympathy to the Timanus and the Abercrombie family’s. I know the pain first hand that you are feeling. Only God can help with what you are going through. May He(God) make smooth the path before you in the trying times ahead. My prayers and my thought will be going out to each of you. Your friend in Christ

  • Michelle Ohara
    5 years ago

    My deepest sympathy to your family. Clay was one of the finest men I had ever met. He was truly a man of God treating everyone the same every time you saw him. Last names or bank accounts didn’t matter to Clay he loved everyone as he loved the Lord. My prayers and thoughts are with you as you go forward. I know it will be a path of sorrow for so many. Clay was a big ole teddy bear who never let you walk away without a hug. I know when Clay reached heaven the Lord said ” Well done my good and faithful servant” and is now enjoying his rewards. He will be missed dearly. Praying for you all.

  • Leigh Owens
    5 years ago

    Dear Timanus family. Please know that the Fountain Inn community is in mourning and disbelief alongside you during this difficult time of great loss. Clay was one of the finest gentlemen we’ve ever had the privilege to know. It was very obvious that he loved his family, his church, his friends, but most importantly, his Lord. He was definitely a shining light in the community and will be sorely missed. Our town has lost yet another great patriarch. Please know that you are and will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers. We know that Clay is rejoicing in Heaven today with all the other great men who are already there.

  • Elizabeth Ann Grove
    5 years ago

    Clay was a joy to work with and is deeply missed.

  • Carla Underwood
    5 years ago

    Timanus family,
    There are no words I can offer to help make the deep and excruciating pain you are feeling any easier. Know without a doubt that Clay was deeply and genuinely loved by many… myself included. We will continue to pray for your family throughout the days and weeks to come for peace and comfort knowing you are not alone in your grief. We love you and are available to you to help in any way we can.

  • Robyn Connelly
    5 years ago

    our prayers are with you. may the almighty lord be with you all. prayers. love the Connelly family Francis Robyn and John.

  • John Taylor
    5 years ago

    Clay was a fine man & friend to many….will be missed by all that knew him.

  • Ann Cotor
    5 years ago

    My deepest sympathies to the family. Ann Cotor

  • Robbie Thomas
    5 years ago

    Carol – My prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. I am so truly sorry for the loss you are feeling. Clay was a kind and true gentleman, I have fond memories of times with the two of you.

  • to the Timanus and the Abercrombie families, I wish I had words that would take away your pain, but unfortunately I do not. Clay was a wonderful man and friend to so many. Our hope is that our Lord God will give you all comfort and strength during this difficult time.

  • The special place in our hearts for Clay continues to be full of love.
    We send our love and prayers Carol ,,for you and the family.

    The Seiveno’s, Gene and Geri

  • carol, so very sorry to hear about Clay…he was a very good guy and a great salesman!

  • Dennis and Harriett Dease would like to offer condolences. We were out of the country at this time and are just now hearing this. Sympathy to Carol and family.

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