Timothy Lee Walsh, 55, of Waynesville, N.C., died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at his residence with his wife, Dori Printz Walsh.
Tim was a native of Cleveland, Ohio, but had lived in Elizabethton from 1961 to 1974. He attended Elizabethton High School.
Tim graduated with honors from Pisgah High School in Canton, N.C., then completed his associate’s degree in business. Tim was a master craftsman. He loved fabricating yard art with metals, restoring antique furniture and gardening. While living in Elizabethton he attended Borderview Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Dori Printz Walsh; two step-daughters, Madison and Teal Woodard, both of the home; his parents, Lee G. and Martha “Teen” Ward Walsh, Newberry, S.C.; his sisters, Teresa Walsh-Murray and her husband Glen, Danville, Calif., Donna Smith and her husband Bryan, Kinards, S.C., and Jeanie Chaffee and husband Bryan, Newberry, S.C.; his nieces, Stephanie Sutton, Kristen McKaskey, Katie Wieller and Ashley Chaffee; a nephew, Drew Smith; five aunts, Helen Huffman, Mildred Winters, JoAnn Shumaker, Shirley Massey and Barbara Wooden; and three uncles, Bert Walsh, Ray Walsh and Earl Walsh. Four nieces, one nephew and several cousins also survive.
Funeral services for Mr. Walsh will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Elizabethton. Interment will follow in the Walsh Family Cemetery in Butler. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at the residence of an aunt, Helen Huffman, 124 Spears Avenue, Elizabethton. Condolences to the Walsh family may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.