Russell Thomas Timko

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Russell Thomas Timko

August 23, 1937 - March 11, 2019

Russell Thomas Timko Russell T. Timko, 81, of Lady Lake, FL and formerly of Conneautville, PA passed away peacefully Monday, March 11, 2019 surrounded by his family.
Mr. Timko was born August 23, 1937 in Cleveland, OH to Frank and Sophia (Petrilla) Timko. He married the love of his life, Dorothy Connick on June 3, 1961. After graduating high school in 1955 he started working on the railroad. He retired in 2001 after 40+ years of service. Russ & Dot moved to Florida in 2002 to escape the cold Pennsylvania winters and to enjoy the warmth and sunshine that Florida had to offer. He loved going to car shows every chance he got. The highlight of each year included traveling to Indiana with his brother, Carl, and his nieces to attend the James Dean Run car show. He loved spending time with his wife, four girls, and his grandchildren. He especially loved attending his grandson's athletic events.
Survivors include Dot, his loving wife of 57 ½ years, his 4 girls; Donna & JR Lewis of Leesville, LA; Patricia & Michael Hensley of Travelers Rest, SC; Jennifer Melton of Duncan, SC; and Paula & Jerry Hoagland of York Haven, PA. Grandchildren Scott & Savannah Hensley of Ewa Beach, Hawaii; Sean Hensley of Travelers Rest, SC; Cody Lewis of Leesville, LA; Caitlin Lewis of Leesville, LA; and great-grandson Hunter Lewis of Leesville, LA. Two brothers Frank Timko of Conneautville, PA, and Carl Timko of Springboro, PA; and sister Diane Irwin of Meadville, PA; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers David and Allen. There will be no services. Memorial donations may be made to Special Olympics.
Published on March 15, 2019
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Carl and Vanessa Timko
Mar 17, 2019
Deepest sympathies to the girls and Aunt Dot. Uncle Russ will be missed by all who knew him.
Judith (Boster) Ploechinger
Mar 16, 2019
So sorry to hear of your loss. I graduated with Russ from CVHS and always thought he was such a nice guy. Saw him a few years ago at an alumni and it he hadn't change a bit.
Bruce Hicks
Mar 16, 2019
Although I didn't get to see you that often , it was a pleasure when I did. I enjoyed talking cars with you. You certainly will be missed by all. Your brother Carl & The gang will sure miss your presence at the annual James Dean car show. I'm sure you'll meet alot of car enthusiasts in Heaven.
RIP RUSS
~Bruce Hicks~
Your niece Judy's husband