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Timothy "Tim" L. Wilson

October 25, 1963 ~ September 14, 2020 (age 56)

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Timothy Louis “Tim” Wilson, 56, of Niles, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly Monday morning, September 14, 2020 at his home. Tim was born on October 25, 1963 in Elkhart to Richard and Frances (Doolittle) Wilson. Tim married the love of his life Sandra L (Rockwell) Linn on February 18, 1984 in Niles. Surviving is his wife of 36 years, Sandra; son Chad L. Wilson, step-son Daniel (Kerianne) Linn, Step-daughter Christina (Rob) Fanaro; 5 grandchildren and 2 sisters Cherie DeFreese and Connie (Larry) Kennedy; niece Junette (Kaleb) Randol; and nephew Jeremy (Rachel) Kennedy. Tim was preceded in death by his parents and 2 sisters Joyce Drudge and Doreen Wilson.

Tim was a hard worker and a great provider for his family. He worked in sales management at the retail level in area stores. He was a former reserve police officer with the Howard Township Police Department. He enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing, golfing and antiques and was a huge Notre Dame fan.  Most of all Tim loved his family and they were the central focus of his life.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Thursday from 1-3 pm at Billings Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Sumnerville Cemetery in Niles. To send a condolence to Tim’s family or share a memory of Tim, please visit

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Gathering of Family and Friends
September 17, 2020

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Billings Funeral Home
812 Baldwin Street
Elkhart, IN 46514

Burial Immediately Following
September 17, 2020

Sumnerville Cemetery
Pokagon Highway
Niles, MI 49120

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