Paul C. Tims was called home to his heavenly father on March 8. Paul passed away at his home in Orange. A gathering of family and friends will be on Tuesday, March 12, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. The funeral service will be at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Autumn Oaks Cemetery.

He was born in Bienville Parish of Louisiana on June 3, 1935 to Robert James Tims and Judy Lee (Potts) Tims of Louisiana. Paul enjoyed spending his earlier years hunting, fishing, and bowling. The rest of the time he enjoyed being surrounded by his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, GayNell Tims; son, James Tims and his brother, J.D. Hickman.

Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Pamela A. Kiser, Wayne Marjolet, Theresa Marjolet, Clifton R. Tims and wife, Vickie, Bonnie Golden, Sheila Jones and husband, Dale; sister, Laura Ainsworth; brother, Virgil Tims; 18 grandchildren, and 22 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family will be accepting money donations for funeral expenses.

Serving as pallbearers will be Chris Woodall, Caleb Clark, James Dronet, Lonnie Pixley, Steven Jones, Kevin Brasher, Joesph Marjolet, and Colby Breaux. Honorary pallbearers will be Donnie Bradshaw, Ethan Hooper, Neil Tims, and Henry Sonnier.