Fr. Gary Timmons

Ordained: 1967
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Santa Rosa CA

Founded Camp St. Michael in Leggett. Two 1994 civil suits alleged abuse by Timmons of 8 boys. Arrested 10/31/95 on 17 counts involving two victims. There were 18 others known but dropped because of statute of limitations. Admitted in 1970 diary entry to being a child molester. Sentenced in 9/96 to two concurrent 8-year prison terms. Released from prison in 2000. Laicized 5/15/01. Other civil suits filed in 2003 and 2007. On Sex Offender Registry. On diocese's list 1/12/19, noting he worked in the diocese 6/67-3/94. Diocese and camp were sued in 12/19 under the CA Child Victims Act, in two cases of abuse by Timmons. Living in Sacramento in 2019. Accused in new lawsuit(s) in 2022 of abuse at Hanna Boys Center in Sonoma Valley.