Manchester - Cealand R. ?Flip? Tims, 77, of Prescott Road, died Wednesday September 20, 2006 at Augusta Rehabilitation and Nursing Care. \r\r\n\r\r\nHe was born in New Limerick on August 6, 1929 the son of Raymond and Mona (Astle) Tims. \r\r\n\r\r\nFlip attended Manchester area schools and had served in the U.S. Air Force during WWII. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He also raised and showed steer. Cealand was very much a family man and enjoyed spending time with them. It was often said that he made the best homemade root beer. He was a heavy equipment operator for Hudson Pulp and Paper for 22 years, and later worked for the Augusta Public Works Department for 19 years, retiring in 1991. Flip was a member of Penney Memorial United Baptist Church and the Windsor Fair Association. \r\r\n\r\r\nHe is survived by his wife of 57 years Betty Tims of Manchester; a daughter Gail Tims and her fianc? Stephen Lemay of Caribou; 2 sons Gary Tims and his wife Nancy of Cumberland, Allen Tims and his wife Cindy of Readfield; 5 grandchildren, Billy Tims Jr., Jennifer Gordon, Regan Tims, Jessica Douin and Jason Tims; 11 great-grandchildren Talia, Abigail, Reid, Cody, Hayley, Courtney, Hunter, Ben, Wyatt, Dylan and Casidy; several aunts, uncles and cousins. \r\r\n\r\r\nVisiting will be held Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home, One Church St., Augusta, where a funeral service will be held Monday at 11:00. Rev. Eric Moore, Pastor of Penney Memorial United Baptist Church, will officiate. \r\r\n\r\r\nBurial will be in Manchester Forks Cemetery.