May 24, 1945 – April 10, 2014 Retired Chief Master Sergeant James W. Trimble, II passed away on Thursday, April 10, 2014 with his loving family at his side. Jim was born on May 24, 1945 in Tulare, CA to James Washington Trimble and Camillo Maxine Childers Trimble. He married Sharon Darlene McLemore on December 7, 1962 in Forth Worth, Texas.
Jim retired at Altus AFB, Oklahoma as CMSGT from the U. S. Air Force after 26 years in l989. He flew Generals on the CINC-MAC Crew including flying Bob Hope on the USO Tour in 1987 plus numerous other celebrities. He served as past Quarter Master for Post 2773 in Denison. After serving in the Air Force he was an instructor for Hughes, Inc.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Mullican-Little Funeral Chapel in Bells/Savoy, Texas. Reverend Wes Willie of Cherry Mound Baptist Church will officiate. Interment with full military honors will be held in Rose Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00PM until 8:00PM on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the funeral home.
Jim is survived by his daughters Teresa Peer and her husband Lonny of Abilene, Sherry Fish and her husband Dwayne of Altus, OK and Belinda Smith and her husband Brian of Van Alstyne, brothers C. J. Trimble and Joe Trimble, sisters Ruth Bearden, Julia Trimble and Kathy Wise, grandchildren Brandon, Dustin and Nicholas Taylor, Michael Smith, Chelsea Peer, Brianna Smith, Tianna Fish and Karee Smith, great grandchildren Isabelle, Skylah, Sofia, James and Eliott James Taylor, and numerous nieces and nephews. Also a special friend Laveta Keeling.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, wife of 47 years, Sharon Trimble, sister Lena Sue Allen and sister Baby Girl Trimble.