Tim Geffre
Tim Geffre

Obituary of Tim Alan Geffre


Tim Alan Geffre, a long-time resident of Tucson, Arizona passed away Thursday, August 26, 2021 at the age of 66.


Tim is survived by his devoted wife of 30 years, Sarah Geffre; his brothers, Ron Geffre (Terry) and Lynn Geffre (Yvette); his children, Derek Geffre (Megan) and Dana Geffre; his grandchildren, Zayne Geffre (Kacey), Zavier Ripplinger, Sage and Sylas Geffre; and his great grand-daughter, Finleigh. Tim was preceded in death by his sister, Karen Bashus as well as his father, Raymond Geffre and mother, Erma Backhaus.


Tim was born in Bismarck, North Dakota on April 2, 1955 to Raymond and Erma. He served for the United States Air Force as an Aircraft Maintenance Specialist and went on to build a successful career in the auto body industry. He married his sweetheart and love of his life, Sarah on May 11, 1991 and they’ve spent their life together in Tucson, AZ.


Anyone who had the joy of knowing Tim, knew he loved telling jokes and making people laugh. He was a talented drummer and played with the Don Hruby Band for several years. Tim had an avid love for classic Mopar muscle cars, racing, fishing and Elvis. He was spiritual, resourceful and enjoyed living a simple, honest life. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends and all who had the pleasure of knowing him.


A celebration of life service will be held on September 18, 2021 at 10:00am at Desert Sunset Funeral Home in Tucson, AZ. The service will be live streamed for anyone unable to attend in person. Please use the Tribute Wall to post and share memories.


Flowers, donations and condolences may be sent to the funeral home in care of Timothy Geffre and will be forwarded on to his family.

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Celebration of Life

10:00 am
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Desert Sunset Funeral Home
3081 W. Orange Grove Rd
Tucson, Arizona, United States
The service will be live streamed for anyone unable to attend in person, information for access to follow.

Graveside Service

12:00 pm
Friday, October 1, 2021
Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery at Marana
15950 N. Luckett Rd.
Marana, Arizona, United States

COVID-19 Restrictions

At this time Desert Sunset Funeral Home requires masks to be worn at all services and gatherings regardless of their vaccine status. Thank you for understanding.


Desert Sunset Funeral Home also asks for all those attending to please be mindful of our neighbor, Orange Grove Animal Hospital, and to please not park in the spaces reserved for their patients.

Live Stream Link

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