Ken Timms Obituary, 1962 Premiership Player has Passed Away

Ken Timms Obituary Passed Away

With heavy hearts, we report the passing of Ken Timms, an iconic 1962 Premiership player and a stalwart of the Essendon Football Club. His dedication to Australian football has left an indelible mark on the sport

An Illustrious Career

Ken Timms’s journey with Essendon began in 1957, spanning a celebrated career until 1965. His on-field versatility and leadership were hallmarks of his playing days.

Career Highlights:

  • Essendon Tenure: 1957-1965
  • Games Played: 134
  • Victoria Team Member: 1962, 1963

His roles varied from a ruck-rover to fullback, demonstrating an exceptional ability to adapt and excel in multiple positions.

Post-Essendon Endeavors

Post his tenure at Essendon, Ken took on the dual role of captain and coach at Colac in 1966, followed by a significant stint at South Warrnambool.

YearClubRole
1966ColacCaptain/Coach
1967-1972South WarrnamboolPlayer

His leadership extended beyond the field, contributing to the clubs’ development and nurturing future talents.

A Community in Mourning

The loss of Ken Timms is deeply felt by the football community and beyond. His legacy is not just in records but in the spirited camaraderie he fostered.

The Timms Family’s Bereavement:

  • Our thoughts are with the Timms family.
  • We extend our heartfelt condolences.
  • The community shares in their sorrow.

A Tribute to Versatility and Leadership

Ken’s multifaceted career showcased his adaptability and foresight, qualities that made him a revered figure in Australian Rules Football.

In Conclusion

Ken Timms’s impact on Australian football and the lives he touched will be remembered with reverence and affection. As we bid farewell, we celebrate a life that exemplified passion, versatility, and leadership in sport.


Ken Timms’s memory will be honored as we cherish the legacy he leaves behind in the annals of Australian football history.