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Timothy Andrew Wilson

  • On August 18, 2023

Timothy Andrew Wilson, 57, passed away on 8-16-23 at the Pittsburgh VA Hospital from Bronchiolitis obliterans, a lung disease from exposure to toxic burn pits during the Gulf War.

Tim was born in Everett, PA on May 10, 1966, the youngest child of Charles H and M Margaret (Imgrund) Wilson. He was preceded in death by his parents, and, brothers Ronald (Susan), Patrick (Diane), and Rodger (Liz). He is survived by daughter Ashley Lewis (Matt) and step-grandson Alex Lewis, siblings Sheila (Peter) Sutherland, Larry (Kwi Suk), and Peggi (Dave) Williams, companion Aimee Benitez, bonus child Alexander Good and his beloved therapy pup Maya.
Tim was a graduate of Bedford High School, and served with the US Army from 1985-1991, based in Fort Sill in Lawton, Oklahoma. He was deployed to Germany, and to Saudi Arabia as a Fire Directions Specialist during the Gulf War. Post-service, he earned a BS degree from Shippensburg University (social work/gerontology), and worked in carpentry, at DBHS, Pennknoll Village, and Area Agency on Aging. He was a therapist at heart and felt most comfortable listening to others’ problems and worries, offering them compassion in their moments of need.
Tim enjoyed carpentry, birding, kayaking, hiking, mushrooming, gardening, music, and travel. He was a quick-witted teller of dad jokes, master of sarcasm, and a frequent instigator of thoughtful arguments.
Memorial arrangements will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the American Lung Association for research, or to the Fisher House for care of VA families:
Friends of the Pittsburgh Fisher House
3945 Forbes Ave, Box 240
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Barb Wilson-Steiner
Tim was one of those kind, thoughtful wits that left a long-standing impact on the lives of those around him. I was one impacted and thank God for interacting and enjoyed his genius. God give you peace, Dear Cousin. You are missed.
Steve McCloud
While my relationship with Tim was abbreviated, I knew him well enough to know that there was not a mean bone in his body. I can’t think of a higher compliment to his legacy than to note what a loving and dedicated father he was. Tim was a good man, including all that entails. May he rest in peace now and may his family be nourished by the memories of good times with him.
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