He was born on Sept. 10, 1938, in Rural Fall River to Luther Anslum and Thelma P. (Ware) Trimmell. He graduated from Coyville High School in 1956.
He was a farmer and rancher.
He married Connie Trimmell on May 17, 1959, in Independence. She survives of the home.
He served in the U.S. Army.
Other survivors include a son, Todd Alan Trimmell of Parsons; three brothers, Norman Trimmell of Idaho, Thelbert Trimmell of Coyville and Leroy Trimmell of Texas; and two grandchildren.
The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Church of Epiphany, Independence. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Potts Chapel, Independence.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice Care of Kansas and may be left at the funeral home.