TIMOTHY H. DOWNS
Timothy H. Downs, age 61, 995 Elk Grove Road, Benton (Central) died at 4:02 p. m. Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011 at the home of his father, also in Central.
Born in Bloomsburg on Sept. 4, 1950, he was the son of Harold L. Downs, Benton (Central) and Joanne (Lewis) Downs, Bloomsburg. He resided in Bloomsburg for much of his lifetime.
Tim was a 1969 graduate of Bloomsburg High School and also graduated from the former Wilkes-Barre Business College.
He was employed as a project manager by Bloomsburg University for 25 years, retiring in 2007. Earlier he was self employed as a plumber in Bloomsburg and also worked for his father's plumbing business.
Tim was an enthusiastic outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing and animals. He also was an avid New York Yankees fan.
He was a member of the Bloomsburg Archery Club and served as an onbudsman for the Columbia Montour Aging office.
Tim was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Michael Downs on Sept. 24, 1985.
Surviving in addition to his parents are four children: Katie A. Downs and Kyle T. Downs, and his wife Tomara, all of Bloomsburg; Alli K. Downs, State College; Michael R. Downs, Bloomsburg; and two brothers: John Downs and Daniel Downs, and his wife Susan, all of Bloomsburg. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held on Wed. at 2 p. m. in the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market St., Bloomsburg, with the Rev. Susan O. Rogutski, pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church, Espy officiating. Interment in Elan Memorial Park, Lime Ridge.
There will be no viewing. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p. m.
Flowers will be provided by the family. Friends may remember Tim with a gift to the Fishingcreek Cleanup Project , P. O. Box 498, Millville, PA 17846.